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ARE POOR WHITE SOUTH AFRICANS BEING LEFT BEHIND?
Poor Whites - South Africa - Some poor white South Africans feel they are being unfairly treated by government policies, which they say favour black people for jobs.
Since the end of apartheid, thousands of white South Africans have been forced into poverty. They blame the government's positive discrimination policies, which favour black employees.
Twelve years ago, Afrikaners like Betsie Dreyer lived a privileged and cocooned life. Now, many are dependent on charity handouts. "We are fighting all the time to survive." The government is determined to see the workforce appropriately reflect the population. It gives black people priority in employment, sets 'black quotas' for businesses and favours companies owned by black people. But critics accuse the government of neglecting its responsibility to white citizens. As union rep Kallie Kriel states: "It's ironic that a government that fought racial laws is now doing exactly the same thing."
Produced by ABC Australia. Ref - 3127 | Journeyman Pictures
bODY_rEMIX/gOLDBERG_vARIATIONS (2005) performed by the Compagnie Marie Chouinard from Montreal. Choreography: Marie Chouinard - Music: Louis Dufort, J.S.Bach: Die Goldberg Variationen.
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