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Reinforcing the rand

 30 May 18
The invention of money allowed people to replace their original system of trade, which was barter. Instead of swapping one good or service for another, the creation of money allowed people to buy what they wanted on credit.…

The virtue of self-interest

 14 Mar 18
The capacity and need to act in one’s own self-interest is a primordial instinct, irretrievably embedded in the DNA that prescribes human conduct.…

Lack of skills will hobble patent system

29 Aug 17   Jasson Urbach
The long-awaited draft intellectual property policy from the Department of Trade and Industry contains several key reforms, including the introduction of a substantive search-and-examination system for patent applications.…