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Unemployment blight can be alleviated with the correct remedy

 15 May 19
Stats SA recently announced South Africa’s unemployment rate has increased to 27.6%. The expanded rate increased to 38%, which translates to 9,994,000 unemployed people.…

Is there anything to celebrate this Human Rights Day?

 02 Apr 19
What, exactly, are we celebrating on Human Rights Day this year?…

The idea that labour and capital have divergent interests is wrong

02 Apr 19   Mpiyakhe Dhlamini
You cannot produce anything without capital.…

Open the labour market

09 Nov 18   Jasson Urbach
The results of South Africa’s official unemployment statistics published by Statistics SA in the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) reveal some alarming labour market trends.…

Things are getting worse - but there’s an easy solution

Discovery CEO Adrian Gore mentioned at the recent Leadership Summit that there is an element of “declinism” -- a pessimism about the state of one’s country -- in South Africa, and that it did not accurately represent the situation facing our country.…

Policymakers, is there no compassion for the unemployed?

05 Oct 18   Temba A Nolutshungu
Unemployment has been a national crisis for too long leaving 9.4 million South Africans unemployed.…

How to destroy jobs

17 Sep 18  
Jobs result from economic growth; don’t kill the goose that lays the golden egg: Free Market Capitalism…

Politicians approve economically disastrous and unconstitutional NMW

06 Jun 18   Eustace Davie
The politicians who approved the National Minimum Wage (NMW) Bill appear to believe that they live in an Alice in Wonderland world in which they have been issued with “magic wands” that enable them to adopt legislation and regulations that do good wi…