FMF NEWSLETTER 16 January 2019


FMF NEWSLETTER 16 January 2019   

Any donation businesses and individuals make to the Foundation by 31 January 2019 will have 50% added by a generous sponsor.

The 2018 - 2019 FMF R1Million Challenge has raised a total of R591,213 to date. Thank you to all our friends who have already donated. If you have not yet donated please help us reach our target of R1 Million!

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ARTICLE of the week  

Afro-socialists are the cause of black poverty – MPIYAKHE DHLAMINI

“Black man, you are on your own.” – S Biko

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? I look around this continent and although I see black people running governments and those governments running economies, we are still the dark continent. The best of us leave for greener pastures, not because we no longer like the sun, but because we do not have the freedom to express our inherent brilliance.


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Latest FMF event videos (WATCH)  
John Fund America in the age of Trump

Wednesday, 23 January  2019 MEDIA BRIEFING Expropriation without compensation will be a triumph of politics over peopleExpropriation without compensation will be a triumph of politics over people Speakers: APOR Chairman: Vakele Richard Mbalukwana; FMF Executive Director: Leon Louw –11:00 for 11:30 @ FMF RSVP

Wednesday, 30 January  2019 EVENING EVENT How to stop expropriation without compensation Speaker: Mark Oppenheimer 17:45 for 18:15 @ FMF RSVP

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Latest FREE MARKETEERS podcasts  

Expropriation, inequality, and capital vs labour
Liberty in 2018 and its prospects in 2019
Why you should support the FMF R1 Challenge

WORTH reading  
The myth of the natural monopoly
A better cure for the obesity epidemic than eliminating capitalism
Venezuela is proof that there is an alternative. Let’s never try it
FMF in the media  

Jasson Urbach among Business Day’s Top Ten list of most read columns of 2018
FMF Director, Jasson Urbach, was listed among the top ten of most read columns of 2018 for his column, Government’s NHI plan is based on squeezing out private healthcare published on 14 April 2018. In the column the author said, “The numbers simply do not add up, and pressing ahead will leave everyone – rich poor and in between – worse off”.

Link to Top Ten

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Media Digest & Cuttings DECEMBER 2018 for all media coverage



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