The just war of Nelson Mandela

‘South Africa’s Gandhi’ believed that only armed struggle could end apartheid

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December 5, the anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s death, is an occasion to reflect on the life of the great anti-apartheid leader. Mandela retrospectives invariably compare him to Gandhi, Martin Luther King or both, placing Mandela not only in the pantheon of immortal fighters against…

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Justin Ward

Justin Ward

Journalist and activist. Founder and co-chair of DivestSPD. Bylines at SPLC, The Baffler, GEN, USA Today. Follow on Twitter: @justwardoctrine, @DivestSPD