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In keeping SAA, government shows where its priorities lie

 13 Nov 20
In keeping SAA, government shows where its priorities lie…

Ideal time to push ahead with health-care reforms

 11 Nov 20
Ideal time to push ahead with health-care reforms…

Without economic freedom, South Africans will never grow their own wealth pies

26 Oct 20   Chris Hattingh
Without economic freedom, South Africans will never grow their own wealth pies…

Let economic freedom and trust be South Africa's heritage

01 Oct 20   Chris Hattingh
Let economic freedom and trust be South Africa's heritage…

NHI will only 'plague' private sector with public health corruption

07 Sep 20   Chris Hattingh
NHI will only 'plague' private sector with public health corruption…

EWC not the answer for post-COVID-19 South Africa

29 Jul 20   Chris Hattingh
EWC not the answer for post-COVID-19 South Africa…

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 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.…

Draconian lockdown forces hard choices

01 Jul 20   Chris Hattingh
The negative effects of South Africa's hard lockdown continue to reverberate through the economy and broader society.…

Beware the funding decisions of government, the youth will pay

23 Jun 20   Chris Hattingh
Beware the funding decisions of government, the youth will pay…

Time in lockdown has been wasted

10 Jun 20   Chris Hattingh
Time in lockdown has been wasted…

Letter: David Rakgase’s farm victory good news

05 Jun 20   Chris Hattingh
Letter: David Rakgase’s farm victory good news…

South Africa's lockdown is especially severe

01 Jun 20   Chris Hattingh
South Africa's lockdown is especially severe…

COVID-19 lockdown is exacerbating SA's economic woes

27 May 20   Chris Hattingh
COVID-19 lockdown is exacerbating SA's economic woes…

'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…

South Africa considers legislation that would allow the state to seize any citizen’s property

06 Apr 20   Chris Hattingh
South Africa considers legislation that would allow the state to seize any citizen’s property…

COVID-19: Consider the unintended consequences of the lockdown

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

Government deserves a red card for tyrannical new Sport Bill

04 Mar 20   Chris Hattingh
Imagine for a moment the Rugby World Cup winning captain, Siya Kolisi, on a gymnastics mat, trying to perform handstands and backflips.…

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).…

NHI will add to SA’s fiscal and healthcare woes

15 Jan 20   Chris Hattingh
Speaking in KwaZulu-Natal on New Year’s Day, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said that the National Health Insurance (NHI) will put private and public hospitals on par with each other.…