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.

Why we will be going to Senekal – IRR

15 October 2020 - Events in Senekal underline the need not just for honest, rational debate about key challenges facing South Africa, but practical solutions capable of uniting the reasonable majority of South Africans.

On being responsible: Minister Cele and farm murders - News24

13 October 2020 - Police minister Bheki Cele is to be commended for submitting himself to a lengthy interview with Adriaan Basson (‘Frontline: “We are beginning to co-govern with gangsters,” Cele says’, 9 October). It was a valuable opportunity to probe his perspective as the minister in charge of policing on the painful issue of violent crime against farming communities, a subject that has come into renewed focus with the gruesome murder of Paul Roux farm manager Brendin Horner.

Climate: fake news and false alarms fuel the frenzy - Politicsweb

12 October 2020 - Once upon a time there was a British newspaper that believed in free markets and limited government. Not any more. The Economist now favours “re-wiring” the world’s economy, through carbon taxes, regulation, subsidies, pricing, and other government interventions.

Another enemy of non-racialism - Politicsweb

8 October 2020 - This week the Financial Times (FT) in London joined the South African media’s chorus of condemnation for the decision by the Democratic Alliance (DA) to adopt race-neutral policies of redress for apartheid’s manifold injustices.

Government’s new land plan needs to do better - IOL

8 October 2020 - The government’s recently announced intention to make 700 000 hectares of land available for redistribution is good news. So is President Ramaphosa’s allusions to the programme being a means to encourage commercial farming. These are positive signs that there is at least some awareness that land reform can expand the farming economy. Indeed, if it is to be a success, it must do so.

"Time for us all to pull together." Really? - Politicsweb

5 October 2020 - Last week Cyril Ramaphosa declared that it was now time for us all to “pull together and grow South Africa”. He and his colleagues have made this call on umpteen occasions, sometimes phrasing it as putting “shoulders to the wheel” or getting “all hands on deck”, or some other formulation.

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