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Black people can get out of poverty, if the government gets out of their way

 28 Jan 19
Poverty has been decreasing in Africa as countries have gradually liberalised their economies, yet the South African government has chosen to go in the opposite direction and citizens are bearing the brunt.…

Afro-socialists are the cause of black poverty

 16 Jan 19
What did Biko mean when he said this? Did he mean that putting people with a black skin colour in power would automatically solve all our problems?…

Poverty and inequality: Heed Mandela and follow the Zimbabwe example

20 Mar 18   Jasson Urbach
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.…