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State of Disaster lifted, vaccine mandates not viable – A proforma letter

State of Disaster lifted, vaccine mandates not viable – A proforma letter

A Code of Good Practice is not a law, merely a guideline to be taken into account when interpreting an actual law. It cannot create new rights or obligations for employers or employees. With the end of the State of Disaster, this letter can be used to inform an employer that mandatory vaccination schemes no longer have a basis in law.

Reply to Webber Wentzel’s article in the Daily Maverick, 2 Dec 2021

Reply to Webber Wentzel’s article in the Daily Maverick, 2 Dec 2021

Whilst a conciliatory approach is always advisable, the reality is that PANDA has been approached by a great many employees asking for assistance and advice in circumstances where employers have unfortunately been neither fair nor principled in their approach to employees who choose not to vaccinate.

GroundUp and Vaccine Immunosuppression

GroundUp and Vaccine Immunosuppression

Legacy media outlets have, over decades, become hollowed out by the erosion of their business models and they now show every sign of being compromised and failing to present balanced accounts of key aspects of the COVID policy response.

The Elephants In The Room

The Elephants In The Room

While citizens focus on the latest issue the government directs our attention to, many of us have lost sight of the big picture and grown accustomed to severe limitations on our rights like the proverbial frogs in hot water. PANDA is increasingly aware of the elephants in the room, the topics no one is talking about.

Doing Darkness When the Lights Are Off

Doing Darkness When the Lights Are Off

Abject poverty has escalated to lethal levels during the pandemic. Communities are disempowered and sabotaged by an obsessive focus on COVID-19, manifested in lockdown policies and now coerced vaccination.

Groundup, Bhekisisa, Daily Maverick and the War on Truth

Groundup, Bhekisisa, Daily Maverick and the War on Truth

The response to Angelo Ryan’s opinion piece in the Mail & Guardian on “vaccine hesitancy” is more interesting for what it tells you about the state of our captured media, than what it tells you about vaccination. Daily Maverick, Groundup, Bhekisisa and others have once again told us that they are promoting a specific narrative and censoring and demanding that others censor contrary views. Can you trust organisations that tell you that this is how they are conducting the business of journalism to give you accurate information in future? We think not.