Richard Chemaly
4 minute read
17 Apr 2021
8:00 am

Our rights seem to be getting expensive

Richard Chemaly

With escalating prices across the board, it may be time to ask what obligations the state has in affording us our rights.

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  You’re probably reading this title thinking you’re about to get a festival of complaining about all the public facilities that just don’t function. We could go with that but how many more times can you stomach reading about how fewer public hospitals are being run properly and how the teachers aren’t pitching to teach the kids. No! Today we’re going to question how feasible it is to do things for ourselves. When one has a nice medical aid, one need not worry about access to a public hospital. Cool eh? It may sound all elitist in the context until...