With the arrival of Raphael Varane, MKT gives us his list of the top five centre backs in Manchester United's history. Is Michael Phelps the world's most disrespected human? Paulo has an epic Pogba rant! #NewSetWhoDis

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With everything that has transpired in the news, the team wonders if Jacob Zuma will really go to jail. They have a candid conversation with Chris Fisher, legal researcher at The Helen Suzman Foundation, about Zuma’s sentencing and what to expect. Gabriel Crouse from the Institute of Race Relations then sheds some light on racism, and how it might not be the problem it’s perceived to be. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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01.07.21 Pt 2 - Chris Fisher, legal researcher at The Helen Suzman Foundation, joins the team to dissect Zuma’s sentencing and share his thoughts on the matter. Then, Gabriel Crouse from the Institute of Race Relations joins to talk about how the government keeps letting us down.

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According to the Institute of Race Relations, Critical Race Theory and race-based policy are at odds with what most South Africans want. The report further provides a robust argument for why, even with the best intentions, BEE as a practical implementation of Critical Race Theory can never work as intended. Where does that put the country today? Writer and analyst Gabriel Crouse joins the team to discuss further. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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20.05.21 Pt 2 - Things get fired up as the team is joined by Gabriel Crouse - IRR Head of Campaigns, writer and analyst - and they discuss the critical race theory, the corruption that is still taking place in the ANC, and what’s currently happening in Israel and Palestine.

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The team is joined by Ebrahim Harvey - former Cosatu trade unionist and a political writer, analyst and commentator for over two decades. Ebrahim has written an analysis on the ruling party called The Great Pretenders: Race and Class under ANC Rule. It’s a heated and passionate discussion about the current state of the ANC, trade unions being corrupt, the impact of the 4th industrial revolution and a whole lot more. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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13.05.21 Pt 2 - This week the team dives into the ANC being a mess, corrupt trade unions, racism, and the impact of the 4th industrial revolution. They’re joined by Ebrahim Harvey - a former Cosatu trade unionist and a political writer, analyst and commentator for over two decades.

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04.05.21 Pt 1 - May the 4th be with you! Gareth, Siya and Mbulelo - all single men - start off the show with a lengthy conversation on how to have a successful marriage. The One Thing for the Week will test your limits of a random act of kindness.

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It’s been a long time coming… Kanthan Pillay returns to The Burning Platform! Together with Gareth and Phumi, he dissects the Zondo commission, likening it to being a reality show. There’s a chat about creative ways of creating jobs, and why Derek Chauvin being found guilty of murdering George Floyd shouldn’t be a big deal. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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22.04.21 Pt 2 - Gareth, Phumi and Kanthan Pillay have a candid chat about the state of state capture, the shift in South African politics, and the corruption cloud. Kanthan offers an insight about why Derek Chauvin being found guilty of George Floyd’s murder isn’t about race.

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