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.

Freedom Day is good; More Freedom Day would be better – IRR

26 April 2022 - The greatest sin of apartheid – judging black people inferior and therefore undeserving – was a crime against freedom: the freedom of South Africans to live where they chose, marry whom they chose, work as they chose, associate with whomever they chose, elect their government and freely express their opinions.

The anti-Semitic origins of diversity and racial 'representation' - Politicsweb

25 April 2022 - Writing recently on Politicsweb, James Myburgh described how a German think-tank put out a report in 1936 highlighting the “dangerous” over-representation of Jews in high schools in Berlin. For example, in ten districts of the city the share of Jewish pupils in schools was higher than the Jewish share (4.3%) of the overall Jewish population of Berlin.

IRR welcomes proposal to scrap BEE

22 April 2022 - The Institute of Race Relations (IRR) welcomes the Democratic Alliance’s Private Members Bill to scrap BEE from government tender processes, and will be submitting recommendations to Speaker of the National Assembly Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on how race-based empowerment can be replaced, and why.

Over 20 000 sign petition against Employment Equity amendment

19 April 2022 - Over 20 000 South Africans have signed the petition calling on President Cyril Ramaphosa to veto the Employment Equity Amendment Bill (EEB), which IRR analysts warn will risk pushing unemployment above 50% on the expanded definition.

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