FMF NEWSLETTER 18 June 2020   
FMF update  
To all our supporters, members, friends, and the South African public, please take all necessary steps to remain safe and healthy in these very difficult times. 

The FMF has been hard at work researching the impact of the lockdown, especially the impact of regulations on poorer South Africans.

To read all of the FMF's work on the COVID-19 lockdown thus far, click here.
New FMF article  

The moral case for inheritance: Responding to Professor Pierre de Vos - Jacques Jonker

On 10 June, Professor Pierre de Vos, the Claude Leon Foundation Chair in Constitutional Governance at the University of Cape Town, published a blog post titled Privilege and Inheritance: Time to Disrupt Intergeneration Transfers of Wealth. It garnered a lot of negative attention and, naturally, the streets of Twitter are where the bulk of the (t)war of words took place.

To read further, please click here.

Latest FMF event video   

A horrible budget in horrible times – Dawie Roodt

Latest Free Marketeers episodes (listen, subscribe, share)  

Centralising SA's healthcare now would be fatal - A conversation with Henru Kruger
Police, race, lockdown, and capitalism - Free Marketeers
The de-industrialisation of the world - A conversation with Johan Norberg

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FMF in the media  

FMF CEO Statement  On the declaration of the illegality of lockdown regulations
Media release – Signs that cigarette ban may last to level 1; it should be reversed immediately

FMF interview on BizNews Upacking Davis judgement which lays into NDZ's "irrational" lockdown regulations – Leon Louw, FMF CEO
FMF onderhoud op RSG – Die herstrukturering van die Suid-Afrikaanse Lugdiens – Leon Louw

FMF articles
High data prices? Don’t blame Vodacom and MTN – Martin van Staden
Government stimulus has not worked, let’s try something else  Mpiyakhe Dhlamini

FMF video, in partnership with Atlas Network – Khaya Lam  Upward Globility: Whose land is it anyway? | South Africa
Media Digest & Cuttings May 2020 for all media coverage

Worth readings  

To fly again, SAA will need R26.7-billion: administrators - TechCentral
Tourism sector ‘will die if international travel is only allowed from March 2021’ - BDLive
The modelers thought of everything except reality - AIER

Schools are outdated. It's time for reform - FEE
Individualism vs. Collectivism: our future, our choice - The Objective Standard


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