FMF NEWSLETTER 5 August 2020


FMF NEWSLETTER 5 August 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 Competition Commission gets 'excessive pricing' totally wrong Zakhele Mthembu

The Competition Commission is at it again with its anti-business enforcement of the Competition Act and its "abuse of dominance" provisions that seek to punish successful entrepreneurs.
In the most recent attack on the economy and free enterprise, the prices of another business were deemed "excessive" by the commission.

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)  

Education on ice and restaurant industry takes to the streets
Mpiyakhe Q&A / AMA, FMF SAA media release, Stokvel article
NHI lockdown fail, SAA to receive more funding...from somewhere
What it means to be a South African? Lockdown effects revealed

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FMF in the media  

FMF CEO Statement  On the declaration of the illegality of lockdown regulations
Media release 
So, Tito blinked and SAA will continue to fly the rich at the expense of the poor

FMF interview on eNCA Govt forcing people to ignore lockdown regulations – Chris Hattingh
FMF interview on BizNews Upacking Davis judgement which lays into NDZ's "irrational" lockdown regulations – Leon Louw, FMF CEO

FMF articles Prohibition has never and will never lead to smokers quitting Martin van Staden
Proposed lockdown 'developmental mandate' for the Reserve Bank is unconstitutional
Jacques Jonker

FMF video, in partnership with Atlas Network – Khaya Lam  Upward Globility: Whose land is it anyway? | South Africa

Quarterly Review: April 2020 – June 2020
Media Digest & Cuttings July 2020 for all media coverage

Worth readings  

Why quantitative easing isnt appropriate for South Africa
After 22 years, state still has not upgraded land rights in former homelands
Month four of the panic: Where is the evidence?
Competition in the marketplace


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