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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.

One-off tax not the answer as there’s more to the economy than money - Businesslive

30 August 2021 - Milling around outside the Cape presidential residence, then called Groote Schuur, awaiting the outcome of the first official meeting between the ANC and government in May 1990, I remember overhearing a conversation between a young activist fresh from the ranks of the Mass Democratic Movement and a curious foreign correspondent.

CRT's insidious infiltration of our elite schools - Politicsweb

27 August 2021 - The IRR formally launched the website ‘Educate don’t Indoctrinate’ (Edonti) on Friday 20 August as a resource for parents, teachers and students, to inform them about Critical Race Theory (CRT), how to recognise it and how to respond to it. Through the site we also offer talks, presentations and circumstance-specific advice.

What should I write about? - Newsi

25 August 2021 - I’ve had the pleasure and privilege of making the odd contribution to Newsi since it started up. Kudos and grateful thanks to my good friend Sharon for that. And to her offer to me to write a biweekly column. Which raises the inevitable question – what should I write about?

Social security plan is State Capture v2.0 – IRR

25 August 2021 - The Institute of Race Relations (IRR) rejects the green paper published last week by the Department of Social Development, which proposes “comprehensive social security and retirement reform”.

The flip side of the apartheid coin - Post

25 August 2021 - Critical Race Theory (CRT) is an academic theory, the purpose of which is to convince people that in order to overcome racism they need to embrace antiracism. This theory is perpetuated by creating a method for addressing racism.

The battle for the IRR was won long ago - Politicsweb

23 August 2021 - A recent article in Daily Maverick carried the headline “the battle for the soul of the South African Institute of Race Relations” (IRR). The casus belli was supposedly concern about the IRR’s “ideological direction” among three grandchildren of one of its founding members, Edgar Brookes.

Postponing the local elections poses as much of a risk to SA as the Covid-19 pandemic - IOL

20 August 2021 - A once-in-a-generation event, the Covid-19 pandemic shook the world in 2020. The world is still reeling from it. Beyond the enormous health threat that it posed and the associated economic damage – in South Africa these effects have been counted in tens of thousands of lives and the sharpest economic contraction in the country’s history – it posed a major threat to democratic governance and civic liberty.

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