Paul Maritz

Paul Maritz is a South African currently studying toward a Ph.D. in Europe. He is researching the omnipotence of equality as understood by Alexis de Tocqueville. His interests include political ideology and the history of political thought.

Posts by Paul Maritz

South Africa and the Merit of Merit

In 1994 a momentous change unfolded at the southern tip of Africa as the oppressive regime of apartheid came to a peaceful end. The African National Congress (ANC) and its revered leader, Nelson Mandela, took the reins of power, and at first glance everything progressed perfectly—liberal democracy had won the day. Continue Reading...