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A trend that builds a nation

 25 Apr 18
Two major studies on poverty in South Africa have caused understandable alarums this last year.…

Poverty and inequality: Heed Mandela and follow the Zimbabwe example

 20 Mar 18
South Africa must learn from the Zimbabwe experience. During 2009 - 2013 when Morgan Tsvangirai’s MDC was running the finance portfolio, Zimbabwe lifted all foreign exchange (forex) and price controls…

Taxing people into poverty

20 Mar 18  
Tax has been a part of human history for millennia. There are records of farmers in ancient Egypt giving up a portion of their crops and peasants having to provide some of their labour freely to the Pharaoh.…

Media release: Oxfam or Oxscam? Inequality propoganda exposed

16 Feb 18   FMF Media Release
“Oxfam should be renamed Oxscam as they disseminate false news and failed ideological propaganda, and promote policies that, contrary to their stated goals, maximise poverty and inequality and minimise prosperity for all.…

Oxfam cares about the rich not the poor

07 Feb 18   Andrew Kenny
Oxfam, a rich charity based in London, must surely qualify as the biggest hypocrite on Earth and, worse, offers only policies that will harm the poor.…

Substantive equality cannot override formal equality

20 Dec 17   Martin van Staden
It is now well-accepted in South African constitutional jurisprudence that the Constitution’s guarantee of equality in section 9 is not merely concerned with ‘formal’ equality (equality at law), but endorses a notion of ‘substantive’ equality.…

Unemployment: The logical outcome of the minimum wage

23 Oct 17   Chris Hattingh
South Africa’s new National Minimum Wage (NMW) has been touted as an economic miracle in the making that will help create jobs, grow the economy, and reduce inequality.…