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.

Press Release: Decline in under-five mortality too slow - 2nd October 2012.

South Africa’s under-five mortality rate has fallen relatively slowly in the past two decades compared to much of the rest of the world, according to the South African Institute of Race Relations. Globally, child mortality has been declining due to advances in healthcare and general living conditions.

Press Release: Zuma correct on service delivery successes - 11th September 2012.

The South African Institute of Race Relations says that President Zuma is quite correct to identify the success of the Government’s service delivery efforts. Speaking to the SA Local Government Association yesterday President Zuma is reported to have said that, “No country could have produced the delivery we produced in the last 18 years.”

Nothing succeeds like success or fails like failure - Business Day, 3rd September 2012.

In his fortnightly column in Business Day, John Kane-Berman, the Chief Executive of the Institute, argues that, "the violence that erupted after the Soweto shootings in 1976 showed there were issues far bigger than imposing Afrikaans as a language of instruction. So also, the Marikana shootings on 16th August have brought a host of issues to the fore."

Violence a relic from people's war to make SA ungovernable - Business Day, 20th August 2012.

Numerous types of chickens are coming home to roost in South Africa. During their long campaign to win power by making the country ungovernable via a no-holds-barred "people’s war", the ruling alliance made up of the African National Congress (ANC), the South African Communist Party and the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu), injected into the bloodstream of the body politic a virus of violence that they cannot now eradicate.

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