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 legitimate are white fears? Politicsweb, 12th March 2012.

The Institute's research manager, Lucy Holborn, says that feelings of persecution by some Afrikaners in South Africa are not supported by the facts.

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Can the government learn from its mistakes on land reform? Business Day, 5th March 2012.

Instead of thumb-suck targets and flawed assumptions, we need a land policy that helps established small-scale black farmers to expand.

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A remarkable woman at the head of a remarkable institution - Business Day, 27th February 2012.

Queen Elizabeth’s reign — during which she has outlasted 12 British prime ministers and 12 US presidents — has been a huge success.

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Shift in government thinking will require 'pillars of reform' - Business Day, 28th February 2012.

Jobs and growth are coming back into focus and this opens the way for three policy reforms that will be necessary if the government is to meet its growth and employment targets

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Press tribunal is part of the ANC's quest for untrammelled power - Business Day, 6th February 2012.

In his fortnightly column in Business Day, John Kane-Berman argues that the ANC'S quest is to "remove checks and balances step by step so that it can eventually wield untrammelled power."

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History begins to repeat itself as ANC shows true colours - Business Day, 5th December 2011.

In his regular column in Business Day, the Institute's CEO, John Kane-Berman, argues that there is more at stake than press freedom and the right of the public to know the latest news on government malfeasance. Sooner or later the courts will be drawn into the fight.

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National Development Plan might undermine the revolution - Business Day, 21st November 2011.

It is often stated that South Africa has good policies in place but the implentation of those policies is poor. Our CEO, John Kane-Berman, argues that the opposite is true: poor policies are abundant in South Africa.

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Seeing Society in a Pile of Data like a Statue in a Marble Block - Business Day, 7th November 2011.

The CEO of the Institute, John Kane-Berman, pays tribute to Lawrence Schlemmer. Professor Schlemmer was a top social scientist and researcher in South Africa and was a Vice-President of the Institute.

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After Losing Soviet Union as a Compass, ANC Has a New One - Business Day, 24th October 2011.

In his fortnightly article in Business Day, the CEO of the Institute, John Kane-Berman, argues that the ANC has found a new policy compass in the Chinese.

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More people are waking up to the nature of the ANC beast - Business Day, 10th October 2011.

Far from the leopard changing its spots, what is slowly beginning to happen is that more people, the latest being Tutu, are waking up to the nature of the beast.

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How legitimate are white fears? Politicsweb, 12th March 2012.

The Institute's research manager, Lucy Holborn, says that feelings of persecution by some Afrikaners in South Africa are not supported by the facts.

Read More…

Can the government learn from its mistakes on land reform? Business Day, 5th March 2012.

Instead of thumb-suck targets and flawed assumptions, we need a land policy that helps established small-scale black farmers to expand.

Read More…

A remarkable woman at the head of a remarkable institution - Business Day, 27th February 2012.

Queen Elizabeth’s reign — during which she has outlasted 12 British prime ministers and 12 US presidents — has been a huge success.

Read More…

Shift in government thinking will require 'pillars of reform' - Business Day, 28th February 2012.

Jobs and growth are coming back into focus and this opens the way for three policy reforms that will be necessary if the government is to meet its growth and employment targets

Read More…

Press tribunal is part of the ANC's quest for untrammelled power - Business Day, 6th February 2012.

In his fortnightly column in Business Day, John Kane-Berman argues that the ANC'S quest is to "remove checks and balances step by step so that it can eventually wield untrammelled power."

Read More…

History begins to repeat itself as ANC shows true colours - Business Day, 5th December 2011.

In his regular column in Business Day, the Institute's CEO, John Kane-Berman, argues that there is more at stake than press freedom and the right of the public to know the latest news on government malfeasance. Sooner or later the courts will be drawn into the fight.

Read More…

National Development Plan might undermine the revolution - Business Day, 21st November 2011.

It is often stated that South Africa has good policies in place but the implentation of those policies is poor. Our CEO, John Kane-Berman, argues that the opposite is true: poor policies are abundant in South Africa.

Read More…

Seeing Society in a Pile of Data like a Statue in a Marble Block - Business Day, 7th November 2011.

The CEO of the Institute, John Kane-Berman, pays tribute to Lawrence Schlemmer. Professor Schlemmer was a top social scientist and researcher in South Africa and was a Vice-President of the Institute.

Read More…

After Losing Soviet Union as a Compass, ANC Has a New One - Business Day, 24th October 2011.

In his fortnightly article in Business Day, the CEO of the Institute, John Kane-Berman, argues that the ANC has found a new policy compass in the Chinese.

Read More…

More people are waking up to the nature of the ANC beast - Business Day, 10th October 2011.

Far from the leopard changing its spots, what is slowly beginning to happen is that more people, the latest being Tutu, are waking up to the nature of the beast.

Read More…

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