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Media release: Global economic freedom was up slightly in the past year — South Africa ranks 90th among 162 jurisdictions

11 Sep 20  
Johannesburg, South Africa — South Africa ranks 90th out of 162 countries and territories included in the Economic Freedom of the World: 2020 Annual Report, released today by the Free Market Foundation in conjunction with Canada’s Fraser Institute.…

Land tenure bill must extend rights to women, not remove them from everybody

11 Sep 20   Lindelwa Fuku
Land tenure bill must extend rights to women, not remove them from everybody…

South Africa's political culture promotes government neglect

08 Sep 20   Mpiyakhe Dhlamini
South Africa's political culture promotes government neglect…

For SA to prosper the state must stop trying to kill the private sector

11 Aug 20   Zakhele Mthembu
For SA to prosper the state must stop trying to kill the private sector…

Patrick Mahomes's $503 million contract offers a crucial lesson in value creation and economic freedom

28 Jul 20   Chris Hattingh
Patrick Mahomes's $503 million contract offers a crucial lesson in value creation and economic freedom…

The Competition Commission gets 'excessive pricing' totally wrong

28 Jul 20   Zakhele Mthembu
The Competition Commission gets 'excessive pricing' totally wrong…

Media release: Free Market Foundation concerned about deterioration of freedom in Hong Kong

03 Jul 20  
Media release: Free Market Foundation concerned about deterioration of freedom in Hong Kong…

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

01 Jul 20   Jacques Jonker
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   Sindile Vabaza
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…

Veiled threats against free speech are an attack on democracy

12 Jun 20   Riaan Salie
Veiled threats against free speech are an attack on democracy…

A plea to free everyone and end lockdown

09 Jun 20   Eustace Davie
A plea to free everyone and end lockdown…

Defending and advancing liberalism in South Africa after Covid-19

29 May 20   Martin van Staden
Defending and advancing liberalism in South Africa after Covid-19…

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…

End lockdown - Free our children and grandchildren!

21 May 20   Eustace Davie
End lockdown - Free our children and grandchildren…

'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…