University Students Are Becoming a New Kind of Democratic Citizen [analysis] (allAfrica.com)

If one tracks South African student activities in 2015 it becomes apparent that a new politics is bubbling below the surface of academic life. This first emerged with the #RhodesMustFall and #OpenStellenbosch protests, followed more recently by #FeesMustFall. The underlying issues driving this movement are about citizenship, belonging, inclusion and exclusion. A ‘new’ politics As a…