Media

Every week we reach hundreds of thousands of people through placing arguments in the media in support of the principles we stand for. No other advocacy group in the country does as much as we do to promote support for policies that defend your right, and that of your community, to make decisions about your own life free from counter-productive government interference.

The erosion of free speech on campus (II) - Politicsweb

13 December 2018 - In some spheres South African academia has punched above its weight in scholarship and research, some of which has resulted in Nobel Prize winners. But South Africa’s universities have become vulnerable to an intellectual crisis identified in the 1980s by American philosopher Allan Bloom.

A guide to understanding market research - Businesslive

13 December 2018 - Remarkably, it does not matter how big the general population, a sample of size of about 400 will give you a margin of error of about 5% or 6%, if the poll is random and the methodology sound. Just to put that in context, because it is a mathematical marvel, if you were able to generate a random sample of 400 people in China (population 1.3-billion), you could generate findings with about a 5% margin of error for the whole of China.

Our universities under threat (I) - Politicsweb

12 December 2018 - Universities have been the bastions of the freedom of expression in Western societies. They are the ultimate milieu in which freedoms can be experienced, expressed and tested. But the ability to express views freely has diminished on some South African campuses, and the potential consequences for society are chilling.

Andile Mngxitama and the testing question of free speech - IOL

11 December 2018 - Hate-mongering, inciteful rhetoric and race baiting have no place in a democracy, and contribute nil to solving our problems. But we should steel ourselves to pause in the face of the counter-reaction that would see Mngxitama silenced, punished or banished from public politics.

OUTA's axing of Jerm cowardly and disgraceful - IRR - Politicsweb

6 December 2018 - ‘In a week that has seen physical threats of violence directed against journalists, it is more important than ever to take an unambiguous stand in favour of the free articulation of ideas – including ideas one does not always agree with.’

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