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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.

Letter: Roger Southall invited to ‘throw off his jejune anti-IRR beret’ - Businesslive

4 October 2021 - Wits sociology professor Roger Southall is in a pickle when it comes to the Institute of Race Relations (IRR). On one hand he recently used its annual surveys, occasional reports and commissioned opinion surveys as reliable data, but on the other hand underscored his opposition to the IRR by advancing the anonymous opinion of someone who “would not touch the survey with a barge pole, because its publication by the IRR meant it simply could not be trusted” (“IRR would do us a far greater service by honouring its legacy”, September 26).

The Ratcheting Up of Hate Speech Rules - Newsi

30 September 2021 - The new hate speech and hate crimes bill – formally, the Prevention and Combating of Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill of 2018 (the Bill) – is open for public comment until tomorrow.

Letter: How is IRR polarising? - Businesslive

30 September 2021 - Stephen Nthite submits that the Institute of Race Relations (IRR) has “contributed to the politics of polarisation” (“IRR stokes politics of polarisation”, September 28).

Repliekreg, IRV neem liberale standpunt in teenoor linksgesindes - Maroela Media

29 September 2021 - Voormalige en huidige lede van die Instituut vir Rasseverhoudinge (IRV) en ‘n rits ander “besorgde burgers” het in ‘n ope brief hul kommer uitgespreek oor die rigting wat die IRV ingeslaan het en sy huidige rol in Suid-Afrika. Hulle voel onder meer dat die IRV se huidige benadering die nalatenskap van sy stigters verraai en ‘n ondiens aan die mense van Suid-Afrika bewys. Lees die volledige ope brief hier.

The other elephant in the room - Politicsweb

27 September 2021 - One of the most useful spin-offs of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry into Allegations of State Capture (the Zondo Commission) has been all the publicity about cadre deployment. This policy has been among the most ruinous of all the things the African National Congress (ANC) has inflicted upon this country. Moreover, as is the case with all their other ruinous policies, Cyril Ramaphosa and the ANC are unrepentant about what they have done.

Why worry about Critical Race Theory? – Part 2 - Newsi

27 September 2021 - South Africa is a challenged society. No one living in or visiting the country can avoid confronting that reality in some manifestation or other: the omnipresent poverty, the enforced idleness of unemployment, the threat of violence and the never-ending stream of official malfeasance and incompetence.

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