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Gordhan vs Mboweni: The stage is set for the ultimate political showdown

 01 Jul 20
The plan, however, is more of a pipe dream than anything else. The political drama about to unfold would be majestic to behold if it were playing out on television. Unfortunately, this is all but fiction.…

Structural reform is necessary to repay the costs of the lockdown

 26 Jun 20
Structural reform is necessary to repay the costs of the lockdown…

High data prices? Don’t blame Vodacom and MTN

24 Jun 20   Martin van Staden
High data prices? Don’t blame Vodacom and MTN…

Government stimulus has not worked, let's try something else

19 Jun 20   Mpiyakhe Dhlamini
Government stimulus has not worked, let's try something else…

From housing to education, this is what SAA's restructuring could buy for South Africans

18 Jun 20   Jacques Jonker
From housing to education, this is what SAA's restructuring could buy for South Africans…

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

17 Jun 20   Jacques Jonker
The moral case for inheritance: Responding to Professor Pierre de Vos…

Letter: Tax Freedom Day and a government with total say

29 May 20   Garth Zietsman
Letter: Tax Freedom Day and a government with total say…

Variety is life, beware of the uniformity emerging from the pandemic

22 May 20   James Peron
Variety is life, beware of the uniformity emerging from the pandemic…

'Flattening the curve' was intended for the virus, not the economy

13 May 20   Chris Hattingh
'Flattening the curve' was intended for the virus, not the economy…

A wealth tax is not the kind of structural reform SA needs

11 May 20   Chris Hattingh
A wealth tax is not the kind of structural reform SA needs…

Media release: Informal traders gather in defiance of Lockdown ahead of civil disobedience campaign.

10 May 20  
Media release: Informal traders gather in defiance of Lockdown ahead of civil disobedience campaign.…

South Africa’s Coronavirus Repression Signals Worse To Come

South Africa’s Coronavirus Repression Signals Worse To Come…

Media release: Tax Freedom Day comes early in 2020, but, thanks to Lockdown, this is not good news.

06 May 20  
Tax Freedom Day comes early in 2020, but, thanks to Lockdown, this is not good news…

SA tourism on the ropes with little help from government

28 Apr 20   Neil Emerick
SA tourism on the ropes with little help from government…

Media release: Past government policy wrecked the economy. Change is essential.

24 Apr 20  
Media release: Past government policy wrecked the economy. Change is essential.…

Media release: Public policy experts: The lockdown presents an opportunity for real structural reform

17 Apr 20  
Media release: Public policy experts: The lockdown presents an opportunity for real structural reform…

Government should beware of inadvertently taking lives in its attempt to save them

07 Apr 20   Jacques Jonker
Government should beware of inadvertently taking lives in its attempt to save them…

COVID-19: Consider the unintended consequences of the lockdown

01 Apr 20   Chris Hattingh
COVID-19: Consider the unintended consequences of the lockdown…

Why feminists should embrace economic freedom

12 Mar 20   Martin van Staden
Sunday, 8 March, was International Women’s Day. A few days earlier Canada’s Fraser Institute published its Women and Progress 2020 report, which confirms that greater economic freedom – freer markets, less regulation, personal liberty, and strict Sta…

Tito Mboweni should cut expenditure and stimulate growth, not raise taxes

06 Mar 20   Jasson Urbach
Finance minister Tito Mboweni has called on South Africans to provide advice on how to get the economy growing again.…

Will the 2020 budget promise SA secure ownership rights and freedom?

26 Feb 20   Chris Hattingh
Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni will deliver his 2020 budget speech today. South Africa enters a new decade with a growth forecast of only 0.7% (according to ratings agency Moody’s).…

The stubborn allure of socialism despite its abject failures

01 Jan 20   Temba A Nolutshungu
The almost simultaneous implosion of socialist and communist systems throughout the world is arguably the single most significant political event of the twentieth century.…