FMF NEWSLETTER 27 November 2019


FMF NEWSLETTER 27 November 2019   

Dear friend of the FMF,

Rise to the challenge!

We are pleased to announce that the 2019 FMF R1Million Challenge is now in full swing.

The R1Million Challenge is our annual fundraising initiative now in its 6th year.
Any donation you make to the FMF before 18 January 2020 will have 50% added by our sponsor.
The FMF is the oldest free market think-tank in South Africa, and one of the oldest in the world.
We are a non-profit organisation and are entirely reliant for our operational funding on donations by private individuals and organisations such as yourselves.
No amount is too small to matter to us.
No amount is too small to have the 50% added.

Please donate now

Thank you to our generous sponsor for making the 2019 FMF R1 Million Challenge possible.
We ask that our members and friends rise to the challenge with support for the Free Market Foundation.
It is only with your support  that we may continue to strive for a better tomorrow for all South Africans.

ARTICLE of the week  

Icasa presents a hackneyed solution to a problem it hasn’t identified – BARBARA CURSON

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) is responsible for regulating the telecommunications, broadcasting and postal industries.  It is also required to ensure wide coverage of sporting events in the “public interest”, and that views are fair and diverse and broadly representative of South African society.

The various regulations to monitor and control telecommunications and broadcasting had been in place for some time and appeared to be working. Or, at least, broadcasters could manage their way around the regulations without being brought to a halt by a roadblock.

To read further, please click here.

Latest FMF event video (WATCH)   

National Health Insurance is catastrophic for SA’s healthcare and economy Dr Johann Serfontein, Michael Settas and Patrick Bracher

NHI Bill  

NB: The proposed draft of the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill is open for comment.
Interested parties are invited to submit written comments on the proposed Bill.
The deadline is 29 November 2019.
More details can be found

Read: Pause the NHI, fix the public health sector first
Latest FREE MARKETEERS podcasts  

Bad news at SAA, worse news for the national debt
Bad philosophy underlies all bad ideas and policies

FMF in the media  

Media release Historic transfer of 132 title deeds in Stellenbosch thanks to the Municipality, Johann Rupert and the FMF
Media Digest & Cuttings OCTOBER 2019 for all media coverage

WORTH reading  

What’s missing in the media coverage of land reform
Why a wealth tax can’t solve our problems
Governments created too many criminals. Now they want more regulations to "solve" the problem




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