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.

EWC back on track - Rational Standard

8 July 2020 - In the midst of the worst economic crisis since the 1930s, South Africa’s ruling party is determined to continue pushing ahead with a policy trajectory that helped bring the crisis about.

Letter: Take on government, corporate SA - The Citizen

8 July 2020 - Finance minister Tito Mboweni used the image of a gluttonous hippopotamus to describe South Africa’s debt position. Unfortunately, it is becoming increasingly apparent that pensions and savings are to be used to feed it.

Yes, it's about decisions - Polity

6 July 2020 - ‘For a country such as ours, which was already facing an unemployment crisis and weak economic growth, difficult decisions and difficult days lie ahead.’ So wrote President Cyril Ramaphosa, communicating his thoughts about future holds for South Africa’s economy and for those who depend on it.

Even Helen Suzman needed a party - Politicsweb

6 July 2020 - Mmusi Maimane, former leader of the official opposition, is enthusiastic about the recent ruling by the Constitutional Court that it is unconstitutional to stipulate that citizens may be elected to Parliament and provincial legislatures “only through their membership of political parties”.

Letter: Expropriation move shows nothing has changed - Businesslive

6 July 2020 - Despite some optimistic predictions that the Covid-19 pandemic would compel some economic prudence on the part of the government, parliament’s decision to re-establish the ad hoc committee on amending section 25 of the constitution shows that the established policy agenda is well on track.

Letter: Tie SA’s foreign loans to policy reform

1 July 2020 - If nothing else, the emergency budget should have made clear just how serious SA’s debt position is. The finance minister’s image of debt as a ravenous hippopotamus is a salutary, and accurate, one. What SA borrows must be repaid.

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