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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.

Letter: EFF and ANC sing the same song on land - Businesslive

9 August 2021 - Justice & correctional services minister Ronald Lamola has indicated that the ANC will not support the EFF’s proposals to amend the constitution to take all land into state custodianship. This is “nationalisation”, will damage the economy, and is not in keeping with SA’s ambitions, he said. In a country desperate for good news, this was well received.

Pie in the Sky revisited - Politicsweb

8 August 2021 - Last week’s column on “How to fix the country” stated up front that Cyril Ramaphosa would probably do very little to halt South Africa’s downward slide.

IRR to go to court to oppose election postponement

5 August 2021 - The Institute of Race Relations (IRR) has briefed a legal team to go to the Constitutional Court as a friend of the court to oppose the appeal by the Electoral Commission (IEC) to exceed the constitutional deadline for the national municipal elections.

IRR warns of risk of land nationalisation

5 August 2021 - The Institute of Race Relations warns that while the drive for Expropriation without Compensation remains very much alive, a potent new threat is the addition of custodianship of “certain” land and improvements, a notion tantamount to land nationalisation, according to the justice minister. This poses a grave danger to the country’s future prospects.

Dlamini-Zuma and IEC sabotage Constitutional Court – IRR

4 August 2021 - Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma’s proclamation yesterday of 27 October as the date for the next municipal elections – despite no section of the Constitution or other legislation requiring her to do so – effectively shut the door to in-person voter registration before it opened.

Over 21 000 join IRR in opposing firearms law amendment

3 August 2021 - More than 21 000 South Africans have rejected the government’s proposed ban on owning guns for self-defence through the campaign mounted by the Institute of Race Relations (IRR) against the draft Firearms Control Amendment Bill.

How to fix the country - Politicsweb

2 August 2021 - One of the most likely outcomes of last month’s devastating violence is that Cyril Ramaphosa does very little to halt the country’s downward slide. But what should be done?

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