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Indien sosialisme ons voorland is, wag daar gróót moeilikheid

 23 Nov 20
Indien sosialisme ons voorland is, wag daar gróót moeilikheid…

In keeping SAA, government shows where its priorities lie

 13 Nov 20
In keeping SAA, government shows where its priorities lie…

Pondering the minutiae of the Economic Recovery Plan is a waste of time

11 Nov 20   Leon Louw
The only way to know that is to see where it will take the country on the annual Economic Freedom of the World Index (EFW)…

Mboweni’s promises, contradictions and lunacies

11 Nov 20   Leon Louw
Cabinet meetings must be fun. Ministers make mutually exclusive proposals to which all agree. No-one says “Hey, doesn’t that contradict what we’ve just decided?”…

Economic freedom of Mauritius explains its current success

10 Nov 20   Eustace Davie
Economic freedom of Mauritius explains its current success…

Why economic freedom is vital for SA's future prosperity

06 Nov 20   James Peron
Why economic freedom is vital for SA's future prosperity…

Social media capitalism and its robber barons, influencers and content creators

30 Oct 20   Zakhele Mthembu
Social media capitalism and its robber barons, influencers and content creators…

Media release: South Africa cannot afford another hard lockdown

27 Oct 20  
If reports that South Africa could again enter a hard lockdown are correct, then this will have dire consequences for citizens and the economy.…

Without economic freedom, South Africans will never grow their own wealth pies

26 Oct 20   Chris Hattingh
Without economic freedom, South Africans will never grow their own wealth pies…

Media release: Ramaphosa’s Recovery Plan – the good, the bad, the indifferent and what's needed

19 Oct 20  
The best was left for last. If what is promised in the end really happens, we will have a real prospect of desperately needed prosperity and jobs.…

Media release: Retirement fund announcement reflects a doomsday mentality

19 Oct 20  
This move, like too many others, reflects a doomsday mentality amongst the people we rely on to encourage optimism.…

The power of stokvels - moving from passive to active capitalism

16 Oct 20   James Peron
The power of stokvels - moving from passive to active capitalism…

Inequality in SA and beyond - a peek behind the curtain

02 Oct 20   James Peron
Inequality in SA and beyond - a peek behind the curtain…

Let economic freedom and trust be South Africa's heritage

01 Oct 20   Chris Hattingh
Let economic freedom and trust be South Africa's heritage…

Socialist economic planning is disastrous for SA women and children

30 Sep 20   Sindile Vabaza
Socialist economic planning is disastrous for SA women and children…

The moral bankruptcy of an inheritance tax

28 Sep 20   Temba A Nolutshungu
The moral bankruptcy of an inheritance tax…

Perils of rising state power and dwindling personal rights

17 Sep 20   Dr Richard J. Grant
Perils of rising state power and dwindling personal rights…

Media release: Global economic freedom was up slightly in the past year — South Africa ranks 90th among 162 jurisdictions

11 Sep 20  
Johannesburg, South Africa — South Africa ranks 90th out of 162 countries and territories included in the Economic Freedom of the World: 2020 Annual Report, released today by the Free Market Foundation in conjunction with Canada’s Fraser Institute.…

South Africa's political culture promotes government neglect

08 Sep 20   Mpiyakhe Dhlamini
South Africa's political culture promotes government neglect…

Tread carefully with calls for ‘free data’ because it’s another promise government might not fulfil

31 Aug 20   Martin van Staden
Tread carefully with calls for ‘free data’ because it’s another promise government might not fulfil…

Why state stimulus measures are like (bad) karma

20 Aug 20   Neil Emerick
Why state stimulus measures are like (bad) karma…

For SA to prosper the state must stop trying to kill the private sector

11 Aug 20   Zakhele Mthembu
For SA to prosper the state must stop trying to kill the private sector…