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Every year our analysts and policy experts, in promoting new ideas and policies, contribute a wide range of articles to newspapers across South Africa.
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Our own writing in the media

Every year our analysts and policy experts, in promoting new ideas and policies, contribute a wide range of articles to newspapers across South Africa.

Why this white liberal won't be paying a TutuTax - Buiness Day, 29th August 2011.

In his fortnightly column in Business Day, John Kane-Berman explains why he won't be paying Desmond Tutu's proposed tax for white people as reparation for apartheid.

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So far, Malema is winning the debate about nationalisation - Business Day, 15th August 2011.

Jobless youth are now routinely described as a "ticking time bomb", but the time bomb will have to explode before it is taken seriously enough to result in the policy changes.

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One of the new democracies starts to mimic the world's oldest - Business Day, 1st August 2011.

In his fortnightly column in Business Day, John Kane-Berman, CEO of the Institute, looks at whether South Africa is headed in the footsteps of Greece.

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Clothing clampdown just as devastating as nationalisation - Business Day, 4th July 2011.

In a recent interview with the Sunday Times, Bobby Godsell of Business Leadership SA said it was time for South Africans in business, civil society, the churches, and government to be "courageous and forthright and candid in our views about how to secure our future".

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Letter: Pathetic Policy - Business Day, 23rd June 2011.

What a disappointing performance by Archbishop Njongonkulu Ndungane in seeking to defend the admissions policy of the University of Cape Town (No better admission policy than race — for now, June 22).

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We're back to before square one on reforming our labour laws - Business Day, 20th June 2011

John Kane-Berman, CEO of the Institute, argues that labour legislation is keeping the unemployment rate so high.

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Economic growth the only way to escape shoddy state houses - Business Day, 9th May 2011.

In his fortnightly column in Business Day, CEO of the South African Institute of Race Relations, John Kane-Berman, argues, "It is not often that the government puts a price tag on failed policies, but that is what the Department of Human Settlements recently did with nepotism, cadre deployment, affirmative action, "tenderpreneurship" and general corruption in subsidised housing under the reconstruction and development programme (RDP)."

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Letter to the Editor: No laughing matter - Business Day, 14 April 2011.

You write in your editorial (A thug state in the making, April 13) that most South Africans don’t see Julius Malema as dangerous but rather as laughable.

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Vavi's ANC lament: full of sound and fury, signifying nothing? - Business Day, 11th April 2011.

MEMBERS of Parliament sitting on its justice committee were recently reported to have been "visibly shocked" at evidence of corruption and incompetence.

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'Turmoil in the party shows limitations of 'democratic centralism'' - Business Day, 28 March 2011.

John Kane-Berman argues that conventional wisdom has it that the violence flaring up periodically around the country arises from anger over poor "service delivery".

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Why this white liberal won't be paying a TutuTax - Buiness Day, 29th August 2011.

In his fortnightly column in Business Day, John Kane-Berman explains why he won't be paying Desmond Tutu's proposed tax for white people as reparation for apartheid.

Read More…

So far, Malema is winning the debate about nationalisation - Business Day, 15th August 2011.

Jobless youth are now routinely described as a "ticking time bomb", but the time bomb will have to explode before it is taken seriously enough to result in the policy changes.

Read More…

One of the new democracies starts to mimic the world's oldest - Business Day, 1st August 2011.

In his fortnightly column in Business Day, John Kane-Berman, CEO of the Institute, looks at whether South Africa is headed in the footsteps of Greece.

Read More…

Clothing clampdown just as devastating as nationalisation - Business Day, 4th July 2011.

In a recent interview with the Sunday Times, Bobby Godsell of Business Leadership SA said it was time for South Africans in business, civil society, the churches, and government to be "courageous and forthright and candid in our views about how to secure our future".

Read More…

Letter: Pathetic Policy - Business Day, 23rd June 2011.

What a disappointing performance by Archbishop Njongonkulu Ndungane in seeking to defend the admissions policy of the University of Cape Town (No better admission policy than race — for now, June 22).

Read More…

We're back to before square one on reforming our labour laws - Business Day, 20th June 2011

John Kane-Berman, CEO of the Institute, argues that labour legislation is keeping the unemployment rate so high.

Read More…

Economic growth the only way to escape shoddy state houses - Business Day, 9th May 2011.

In his fortnightly column in Business Day, CEO of the South African Institute of Race Relations, John Kane-Berman, argues, "It is not often that the government puts a price tag on failed policies, but that is what the Department of Human Settlements recently did with nepotism, cadre deployment, affirmative action, "tenderpreneurship" and general corruption in subsidised housing under the reconstruction and development programme (RDP)."

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Letter to the Editor: No laughing matter - Business Day, 14 April 2011.

You write in your editorial (A thug state in the making, April 13) that most South Africans don’t see Julius Malema as dangerous but rather as laughable.

Read More…

Vavi's ANC lament: full of sound and fury, signifying nothing? - Business Day, 11th April 2011.

MEMBERS of Parliament sitting on its justice committee were recently reported to have been "visibly shocked" at evidence of corruption and incompetence.

Read More…

'Turmoil in the party shows limitations of 'democratic centralism'' - Business Day, 28 March 2011.

John Kane-Berman argues that conventional wisdom has it that the violence flaring up periodically around the country arises from anger over poor "service delivery".

Read More…

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