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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 does anyone care that Christo Wiese, Stephen Saad are ‘stinking rich’? – BizNews, 18 January 2017

In this piece, Majozi explains why we are concentrating on the wrong numbers. Let’s stop obsessing about the billionaires – they are ‘unnecessary distractions’. Instead, Majozi argues, pay close attention to what we can do to improve the chances of more people improving their own financial situations. Majozi outlines some suggestions to open up opportunities for the talented and ambitious.

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Land expropriation and the morning after – Politicsweb, 16 January 2017

John Kane-Berman says govt has yet to find a model of land redistribution that works.

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It’s time for ANC to go – here’s how its elite has ‘urinated’ on us all – BizNews, 12 January 2017

In the halcyon days of life under Nelson Mandela, it was impossible to imagine how the the ANC could transform into a party that protects the personal interests of a few at the expense of the vast majority that it represents. Phumlani Majozi of the Institute of Race Relations pulls no punches in his assessment of the current state of the ANC.

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FRANS CRONJE: Why SA may be better off under No 1 than under many of his political critics - Business Day, 13 December 2016

Zuma’s Cabinet may have allowed these policies to continue and has indeed worsened some of them, but the Zuma administration is not responsible for the fact that those policies were adopted in the first place.

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Joburg: Fresh air is the real revolution - Politicsweb, 11 December 2016

No mention of race or sex, no attempt to blame the city's ills on colonialism and apartheid or on Jan van Riebeeck. No trotting out of the National Development Plan (NDP), no calling for the supposed panacea of a new "social compact", no vague promises of "structural reform" to appease credit ratings agencies. No obsession with "inequality", n

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Canute-like, SA’s leaders trumpet ARV’s as the HIV infection tide rolls in. - BizNews, 08 December 2016

The South African National Aids Council says the high rate of infections among young women between the ages of 14 and 25 remains a key concern. It says there are at least 2,000 new infections among girls between 15 and 24 per week. That’s 104,000 young women a year!

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Cuba under Castro was a hellhole - Politicsweb, 05 December 2016

From Jacob Zuma to Cyril Ramaphosa (and scores in between) South Africa’s politicians (and a fair number of journalists and social justice activists) have engaged in a week of nauseating adulation of deceased Cuban dictator Fidel Castro.

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"Saved" from Jacob Zuma and then what? - Politicsweb, 05 December 2016

With bold leadership, even one-party states can undergo radical reform, as we saw with Deng Xiaoping in China in the late 1970s and Mikhail Gorbachev in the Soviet Union a decade later. This is not an argument for one-party states,

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Why Max Price & Co. must go - Politicsweb, 05 December 2016

The motion has been tabled by Professor Timothy Crowe, with support. It follows a series of decisions by the executive, grounded in the appeasement of student lawbreakers and ideologues who have not been able to articulate their philosophy in any manner as to result in its common comprehension. The straw which has broken the camel’s back is the 6th of November agreement reached by the Executive with the Shackville TRC to form an Institutional Reconciliation and Transformation Commission (IRTC)/Shackville TRC.

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Why does anyone care that Christo Wiese, Stephen Saad are ‘stinking rich’? – BizNews, 18 January 2017

In this piece, Majozi explains why we are concentrating on the wrong numbers. Let’s stop obsessing about the billionaires – they are ‘unnecessary distractions’. Instead, Majozi argues, pay close attention to what we can do to improve the chances of more people improving their own financial situations. Majozi outlines some suggestions to open up opportunities for the talented and ambitious.

Read More…

Land expropriation and the morning after – Politicsweb, 16 January 2017

John Kane-Berman says govt has yet to find a model of land redistribution that works.

Read More…

It’s time for ANC to go – here’s how its elite has ‘urinated’ on us all – BizNews, 12 January 2017

In the halcyon days of life under Nelson Mandela, it was impossible to imagine how the the ANC could transform into a party that protects the personal interests of a few at the expense of the vast majority that it represents. Phumlani Majozi of the Institute of Race Relations pulls no punches in his assessment of the current state of the ANC.

Read More…

FRANS CRONJE: Why SA may be better off under No 1 than under many of his political critics - Business Day, 13 December 2016

Zuma’s Cabinet may have allowed these policies to continue and has indeed worsened some of them, but the Zuma administration is not responsible for the fact that those policies were adopted in the first place.

Read More…

Joburg: Fresh air is the real revolution - Politicsweb, 11 December 2016

No mention of race or sex, no attempt to blame the city's ills on colonialism and apartheid or on Jan van Riebeeck. No trotting out of the National Development Plan (NDP), no calling for the supposed panacea of a new "social compact", no vague promises of "structural reform" to appease credit ratings agencies. No obsession with "inequality", n

Read More…

Canute-like, SA’s leaders trumpet ARV’s as the HIV infection tide rolls in. - BizNews, 08 December 2016

The South African National Aids Council says the high rate of infections among young women between the ages of 14 and 25 remains a key concern. It says there are at least 2,000 new infections among girls between 15 and 24 per week. That’s 104,000 young women a year!

Read More…

Cuba under Castro was a hellhole - Politicsweb, 05 December 2016

From Jacob Zuma to Cyril Ramaphosa (and scores in between) South Africa’s politicians (and a fair number of journalists and social justice activists) have engaged in a week of nauseating adulation of deceased Cuban dictator Fidel Castro.

Read More…

"Saved" from Jacob Zuma and then what? - Politicsweb, 05 December 2016

With bold leadership, even one-party states can undergo radical reform, as we saw with Deng Xiaoping in China in the late 1970s and Mikhail Gorbachev in the Soviet Union a decade later. This is not an argument for one-party states,

Read More…

Why Max Price & Co. must go - Politicsweb, 05 December 2016

The motion has been tabled by Professor Timothy Crowe, with support. It follows a series of decisions by the executive, grounded in the appeasement of student lawbreakers and ideologues who have not been able to articulate their philosophy in any manner as to result in its common comprehension. The straw which has broken the camel’s back is the 6th of November agreement reached by the Executive with the Shackville TRC to form an Institutional Reconciliation and Transformation Commission (IRTC)/Shackville TRC.

Read More…

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