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Lindiwe Sisulu: trading on a famous South African surname has its limits

Lindiwe Sisulu: trading on a famous South African surname has its limits

Author GAVIN EVANS, Lecturer, Culture and Media department, Birkbeck, University of London THE world, for the most part, is organised on dynastic principles. Part of the rationale of capitalism is that wealth, and all that comes with it, cascades down the generations. Our laws sweep aside impediments to that succession. If your parents are rich, you’re highly unlikely to end up poor. But in politics it is more complex. In democracies, the scions of the great men and women are not usually guaranteed the mantle of power, although India was a notable exception in the days of Congress Party rule.…
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