reply to post by Wildbob77
I'm somewhat surprised, but also pleased that South Africa came in the second lowest category.
The racial anxieties have decreased remarkably since the ANC got rid of Malema.
We've also seen both black and white racists taken to task by the Human Rights Commission, and the fairness has encouraged people to be part of the
"rainbow nation" again.
Employment Equity and racial affirmative action quotas remain a problem however.
Of course, I doubt things are really that simple.
Race may not be that important anymore, but the connection between race and class is obscured.
Sure the upper white middle class wouldn't mind "black diamonds" (the new black elite) as their neighbors, but they certainly wouldn't like a squatter
camp or low-cost housing in the neighborhood.
Xenophobia remains an issue with sporadic outbreaks, but that can also be seen as a race issue, since local blacks can spot foreign blacks by their
features (it's fairly obvious).
A class of poor whites has also returned (since the 1930s, when over half the whites in SA were considered indigent), and it seems nobody wants
The results on India are also not surprising.
Allegedly the guests at the recent Gupta wedding only wanted to be served by white and Indian staff.
It may come as a shock to the West, which has long been taught by various cultural Marxists that only whites can be racists, that racism and in-group
segregation is customary in other cultures.
edit on 19-5-2013 by halfoldman because: (no reason given)