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Any job is better than no job; any income better than none

23 Sep 20   Lindelwa Fuku
Any job is better than no job; any income better than none…

Only a free market and disciplined Parliament can end corruption

18 Sep 20   Martin van Staden
Only a free market and disciplined Parliament can end corruption…

Perils of rising state power and dwindling personal rights

17 Sep 20   Dr Richard J. Grant
Perils of rising state power and dwindling personal rights…

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…

Tread carefully with calls for ‘free data’ because it’s another promise government might not fulfil

31 Aug 20   Martin van Staden
Tread carefully with calls for ‘free data’ because it’s another promise government might not fulfil…

Why state stimulus measures are like (bad) karma

20 Aug 20   Neil Emerick
Why state stimulus measures are like (bad) karma…

SA at 54th overtaken in ecomonic freedom rankings

14 Aug 20  
SA’s economic freedom ranking for 2006 has declined from 49th to 54th out of 141 countries according to the Economic Freedom of the World: 2008 Annual Report (EFW) released on 16 September. In 2000 SA was ranked 41st, 13 places above its current ranking. The country’s rating improved from 6.97 (out…

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…

Taxing inheritance will entrench, not decrease, racial inequality

Taxing inheritance will entrench, not decrease, racial inequality…

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…

WhatsApp stokvels: Liberalise informal banking sector to fuel growth

17 Jul 20   Mpiyakhe Dhlamini
WhatsApp stokvels: Liberalise informal banking sector to fuel growth…

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.…

Radical economic transformation to end poverty by being radically rational

08 Jul 20   Mpiyakhe Dhlamini
South Africans are entering a period of hardship like none we have seen before.…

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…