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

 11 Nov 20
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)…

Media release: To promote access to Covid-19 medicines, keep trade free and remove tax and regulatory obstacles, says international think tank coalition

 05 Nov 20
As member states of the World Health Organization gather next week in Geneva for the World Health Assembly, a global coalition of 29 think tanks today calls on governments to commit to simple reforms that will accelerate access to medicines, includin…

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.…

Covid-19 and the case against a state-run National Health Insurance

21 Sep 20   Michael Settas
Covid-19 and the case against a state-run National Health Insurance…

How the language of lockdown undermines the rule of law

08 Sep 20   Rex van Schalkwyk
How the language of lockdown undermines the rule of law – Rex van Schalkwyk…

Which is better in a pandemic - privately funded or government funded healthcare?

30 Jul 20   Frans Rautenbach
Which is better in a pandemic - privately funded or government funded healthcare?…

The COVID-19 response shows government can't handle NHI

15 Jul 20   Chris Hattingh
South Africa's government-imposed COVID-19 lockdown was supposedly instituted to buy the government time to manage the spread of the virus, and to allow the public healthcare sector to prepare its own facilities adequately for an increase in COVID-19…

If SA’s serious about changing course it must adopt Sowell’s ideas of freedom

14 Jul 20   Chris Hattingh
On June 30, one of the greatest men in the history of classical liberalism celebrated his 90th birthday.…

For each day of cigarette ban, South Africa loses 1.5 community clinics

10 Jul 20   Martin van Staden
Appropriately, on the same day, Africa Check confirmed that the government is losing around R35 million per day in excise taxes for tobacco products.…

Mboweni’s national budget shows folly of a command economy

10 Jul 20   Garth Zietsman
This, to some extent, is unavoidable due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but we need to be careful because we face very high economic risks. The Minister did, however, put numbers to these expectations.…

How Africa can bounce back from Covid-19

How Africa can bounce back from Covid-19…

We should talk about civil disobedience

30 Jun 20   Martin van Staden
Why must we wait until a particular government is ousted before we verbalise our acceptance of civil disobedience in the face of unacceptable law?…