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.
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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.

How the Nats aided the SACP - Politicsweb, 13 February 2017

The previous government, as this column observed last week citing a remark by James Myburgh, was not "hallucinogenic" about communist penetration of the African National Congress (ANC).

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KERWIN LEBONE: The third force, the counter-revolution and fake news - Business Day, 13 February 2017

'The ‘third force’ narrative's most explosive assumption – an organised, high-level plot – proved untenable'

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Entrepreneurship in South Africa: Sitting backwards on a donkey riding further away - Daily Maverick, 10 February 2017

To get higher levels of growth, South Africa needs investment. That will not happen if entrepreneurs are held up as villains who cause other people to be poor.

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If we're honest the real State of our Nation has improved substantially - Times Live, 09 February 2017

Consider that, in the economy, growth rates rebounded from the negative levels recorded through much of the 1980s and early 1990s to average just on 3% between 1994 and 2003 and over 5% between 2004 and 2007. Total real GDP more than doubled.

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The ANC: Masters of the art of disinformation - Politicsweb, 05 February 2017

Various journalists have worked themselves up into a lather about the supposed arrival of a "post-fact" or "post-fact" era heralded by the British decision to quit the European Union and the election of Donald Trump to the American presidency

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You can’t pick and choose your colonialism – BizNews, 02 February 2017

Joshua Nott is damned either way. His former comrades call him a hypocrite and a sell-out. His detractors call him a hypocrite, and arrogant and self-righteous.

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The ‘Hate’ Bill – Unnecessary, unconstitutional and likely to be deeply damaging – Biznews, 31 January 2017

Public comments close today on the Prevention and Combating of Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill. It’s a bill that’s surface intentions are to counter the increased racial incidents last year. But when one digs a little deeper, the source of it points elsewhere. Anthea Jeffery is a constant thorn in government’s side, questioning all policy decisions with a sharp blade. In her latest installment Jeffery unpacks the Hate bill, and is concerned the underlying reasons for it may be detrimental to South Africa. Jeffery believes the Bill is unconstitutional and unnecessary – and should be withdrawn and replaced by a very different approach.

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The rise and rise of Rhodes – Politicsweb, 30 January 2017

John Kane-Berman says the scholarships continue to go from strength to strength.

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Treason in a teacup – Politicsweb, 22 January 2017

John Kane-Berman says for far to long the ANC has succeeded in bullying its opponents.

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How the Nats aided the SACP - Politicsweb, 13 February 2017

The previous government, as this column observed last week citing a remark by James Myburgh, was not "hallucinogenic" about communist penetration of the African National Congress (ANC).

Read More…

KERWIN LEBONE: The third force, the counter-revolution and fake news - Business Day, 13 February 2017

'The ‘third force’ narrative's most explosive assumption – an organised, high-level plot – proved untenable'

Read More…

Entrepreneurship in South Africa: Sitting backwards on a donkey riding further away - Daily Maverick, 10 February 2017

To get higher levels of growth, South Africa needs investment. That will not happen if entrepreneurs are held up as villains who cause other people to be poor.

Read More…

If we're honest the real State of our Nation has improved substantially - Times Live, 09 February 2017

Consider that, in the economy, growth rates rebounded from the negative levels recorded through much of the 1980s and early 1990s to average just on 3% between 1994 and 2003 and over 5% between 2004 and 2007. Total real GDP more than doubled.

Read More…

The ANC: Masters of the art of disinformation - Politicsweb, 05 February 2017

Various journalists have worked themselves up into a lather about the supposed arrival of a "post-fact" or "post-fact" era heralded by the British decision to quit the European Union and the election of Donald Trump to the American presidency

Read More…

You can’t pick and choose your colonialism – BizNews, 02 February 2017

Joshua Nott is damned either way. His former comrades call him a hypocrite and a sell-out. His detractors call him a hypocrite, and arrogant and self-righteous.

Read More…

The ‘Hate’ Bill – Unnecessary, unconstitutional and likely to be deeply damaging – Biznews, 31 January 2017

Public comments close today on the Prevention and Combating of Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill. It’s a bill that’s surface intentions are to counter the increased racial incidents last year. But when one digs a little deeper, the source of it points elsewhere. Anthea Jeffery is a constant thorn in government’s side, questioning all policy decisions with a sharp blade. In her latest installment Jeffery unpacks the Hate bill, and is concerned the underlying reasons for it may be detrimental to South Africa. Jeffery believes the Bill is unconstitutional and unnecessary – and should be withdrawn and replaced by a very different approach.

Read More…

The rise and rise of Rhodes – Politicsweb, 30 January 2017

John Kane-Berman says the scholarships continue to go from strength to strength.

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Treason in a teacup – Politicsweb, 22 January 2017

John Kane-Berman says for far to long the ANC has succeeded in bullying its opponents.

Read More…

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