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.

Letter: Address the real issues - Business Day, 4th July 2012.

Georgina Alexander, a researcher at the Institute, argues that the high unemployment rate in South Africa is a symptom of a much larger problem.

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Local economic risks are as big as the risks from Europe - Business Day, 25th June 2012.

The CEO of the Institute, John Kane-Berman, argues that some in the government and the ANC are slowly but surely strangling the economy.

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Rassistiese staat baat witmense - Rapport, 17th June 2012.

My ervaring van skryf vir die Afrikaanse pers is dat, sodra genoem word wit Suid-Afrikaners is deesdae ekonomies nog meer vooruitstrewend, is daar ’n woedende reaksie.

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ANC performs unedifying striptease before a global audience - Business Day, 11th June 2012.

The Institute's CEO, John Kane-Berman, writes that the ANC is stripping away its respectability and revealing the unpleasantness underneath. This is due to recent ANC reaction to Brett Murray's 'The Spear' painting, attacks on Nedbank CEO Reuel Khoza after his complaints of government ineptitude, and the Protection of State Information Bill to stop the Media reporting on corruption under the guise of protecting national security.

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Government may look rudderless, but it has a sinister agenda - Business Day, 28th May 2012.

John Kane-Berman, CEO of the Institute, says that it is now clear that one of the key objectives of the ANC and the SACP is to put all aspects of the criminal justice system and security under political control.

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Flood of corruption reports is actually an encouraging sign - Business Day, 14th May 2012.

John Kane-Berman argues that the flood of Media reports on corruption is actually a positive sign. It shows that corrupt behaviour by the Government is no longer being tolerated by its employees.

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Deployment fast-tracking should be stopped in its tracks - Business Day, 30th April 2012.

More and more people now recognise the disastrous consequences of the cadre deployment policy of the African National Congress.

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Business is expected to pay up, help out, and then shut up - Business Day, 16th April 2012.

The venom spat at Nedbank chairman Reuel Khoza by the ANC and the government it controls is significantly more poisonous than any previously directed publicly at businessmen who criticised them.

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Naive to dismiss the revolutionary second transition agenda - Business Day, 2nd April 2012.

How seriously must we take the recent discussion document on "the second transition" in which the African National Congress (ANC) reiterates its commitment to the "national democratic revolution"? Some of the comment has been dismissed as "alarmist" or "hysterical".

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Spirit of resistance replaced by culture of acquiescence - Business Day, 19th March 2012.

Under HF Verwoerd, black education was deliberately starved of funds. Now education is funded more generously than any other item in the budget — and still children start the year without books.

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Letter: Address the real issues - Business Day, 4th July 2012.

Georgina Alexander, a researcher at the Institute, argues that the high unemployment rate in South Africa is a symptom of a much larger problem.

Read More…

Local economic risks are as big as the risks from Europe - Business Day, 25th June 2012.

The CEO of the Institute, John Kane-Berman, argues that some in the government and the ANC are slowly but surely strangling the economy.

Read More…

Rassistiese staat baat witmense - Rapport, 17th June 2012.

My ervaring van skryf vir die Afrikaanse pers is dat, sodra genoem word wit Suid-Afrikaners is deesdae ekonomies nog meer vooruitstrewend, is daar ’n woedende reaksie.

Read More…

ANC performs unedifying striptease before a global audience - Business Day, 11th June 2012.

The Institute's CEO, John Kane-Berman, writes that the ANC is stripping away its respectability and revealing the unpleasantness underneath. This is due to recent ANC reaction to Brett Murray's 'The Spear' painting, attacks on Nedbank CEO Reuel Khoza after his complaints of government ineptitude, and the Protection of State Information Bill to stop the Media reporting on corruption under the guise of protecting national security.

Read More…

Government may look rudderless, but it has a sinister agenda - Business Day, 28th May 2012.

John Kane-Berman, CEO of the Institute, says that it is now clear that one of the key objectives of the ANC and the SACP is to put all aspects of the criminal justice system and security under political control.

Read More…

Flood of corruption reports is actually an encouraging sign - Business Day, 14th May 2012.

John Kane-Berman argues that the flood of Media reports on corruption is actually a positive sign. It shows that corrupt behaviour by the Government is no longer being tolerated by its employees.

Read More…

Deployment fast-tracking should be stopped in its tracks - Business Day, 30th April 2012.

More and more people now recognise the disastrous consequences of the cadre deployment policy of the African National Congress.

Read More…

Business is expected to pay up, help out, and then shut up - Business Day, 16th April 2012.

The venom spat at Nedbank chairman Reuel Khoza by the ANC and the government it controls is significantly more poisonous than any previously directed publicly at businessmen who criticised them.

Read More…

Naive to dismiss the revolutionary second transition agenda - Business Day, 2nd April 2012.

How seriously must we take the recent discussion document on "the second transition" in which the African National Congress (ANC) reiterates its commitment to the "national democratic revolution"? Some of the comment has been dismissed as "alarmist" or "hysterical".

Read More…

Spirit of resistance replaced by culture of acquiescence - Business Day, 19th March 2012.

Under HF Verwoerd, black education was deliberately starved of funds. Now education is funded more generously than any other item in the budget — and still children start the year without books.

Read More…

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