After the controversial AfriForum vs the EFF case came to an end yesterday, Gareth explains the definitions of hate speech vs offensive speech... and why he thinks the verdict might be a good thing. What does this outcome potentially mean for future hate speech cases?

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This week the team is joined by the Deputy CEO of AfriForum, Ernst Roets, to unpack what Afriforum does and stands for. They also discuss the decline of America, the alarmingly high unemployment rate in South Africa, and the outrageous violence that South Africans are experiencing.

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21.07.22 Pt 2 - Deputy CEO of AfriForum, Ernst Roets joins the team to explain what they do. The team also talks about the decline of America, the staggeringly high unemployment rate of South Africa, and the importance of accepting the responsibility of what you can do - without the help of government.

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30.06.21 Pt 2 - Barry Bateman joins the team to have a candid conversation about the whole State Capture saga, the Afriforum border watch, the state of Eskom and more.

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Our favourite 'go to' person for all things financial - Anthea Gardner joins The Burning Platform to help us dissect the budget speech, and Leeto Nthoba brings up the issue of the commodification of white fear and black historic pain.

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24.02.22 Pt 2 - Leeto Nthoba and Anthea Gardner join the team to dissect the budget speech by Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana, and how it will impact the ordinary Joe in South Africa. Leeto then looks at the commodification of white fear and black historic pain.

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Phumlani Majozi and Giulietta Talevi join the team to have a discussion about the bankruptcy of ideas in government, how taxing the population and social grants are not sustainable, and how government spending on salaries is out of control.

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17.02.22 Pt 2 - Did JJ Tabane’s interview with former Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng prove he is an anti-vaxxer? A lot of racist stereotypes, right vs left - with strong points on both sides of the debate around hate speech.

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18.01.22 Pt 1 - Mbulelo seeks advice for a friend who is considering going to Cape Town as a first date. Lebang shares why she is for matric results not being published in the newspaper, and Mark Niemand - who was caught out in a very clever email phishing scam - joins the team to share his story of how he lost R260k last year!

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16.10.20 Pt 1 - Did you know a Sleeping Jesus has a heaven? Not in Jerusalem... but weirdly in the suburbs of Johannesburg. How sad do you get if your actions don't get a reaction from people? Should you get botox in your 20s? How honest should you be with people? Yes Janine, you look fat in those jeans... be careful what you wish for people!

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