Win a Nelson Mandela T-Shirt by entering this quiz in association with Philosophy Football.
Mark Perryman
8 February 2010

27 years in captivity, it was twenty years ago on 11 February 1990 Nelson Mandela was finally released from prison by the Apartheid South Africa regime. The new T-shirt from celebrates South Africa's two decades of freedom in the year the country also hosts Africa's first World Cup. We have 5 to be won in our February competition. To enter simply answer the following question.

In South Africa what do the initials ANC stand for?  

To enter simply email your answer with name, addres and preferred T-shirt size to [email protected] Entries close 28 February, no purchase necessary to enter.

Congratulations! To Michael Coupar, Gianluca Eramo,  Gary Peace, Amarina Sandhu, andAdline Warwick Thompson  All winners of Oscar Wilde T-shirts in our January competition, also available from

Is it time to pay reparations?

The Black Lives Matter movement has renewed demands from activists in the US and around the world seeking compensation for the legacies of slavery and colonialism. But what would a reparative economic agenda practically entail and what models exist around the world?

Join us for this free live discussion at 5pm UK time (12pm EDT), Thursday 17 June.

Hear from:

  • Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor: Author of Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership
  • Esther Stanford-Xosei: Jurisconsult, Pan-Afrikan Reparations Coalition in Europe (PARCOE).
  • Ronnie Galvin: Managing Director for Community Investment, Greater Washington Community Foundation and Senior Fellow, The Democracy Collaborative.
  • Chair, Aaron White: North American economics editor, openDemocracy
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