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Our own writing in the media

Every year our analysts and policy experts, in promoting new ideas and policies, contribute a wide range of articles to newspapers across South Africa.

Buy your way out of weak state education - Beeld 8 March 2014

If South African schoolchildren were elephants, there would be an international outcry against the culling in the schooling system.

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ANC’s great success is in getting racialistic policies endorsed - Business Day 10 February 2014

MUCH of the forthcoming commentary on 20 years of rule by the African National Congress (ANC) is likely to play down one of its major successes. This is the extent to which it has swung the country behind its racial agenda.

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ANC’s balance sheet includes many successes with its failures - Business Day 27 January 2014

ALTHOUGH South Africa has been slipping down various international rankings, anyone drawing up a balance sheet of rule by the African National Congress (ANC) since it came to power in 1994 must be struck as much by the successes as by the failures.

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Racial harmony is not at risk, but our economic future is - Business Day, 13th December 2013.

The real threat to Mandela's legacy, John Kane-Berman argues, is not disintegrating racial harmony in South Africa but current economic policies that could damage growth.

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NGOs must be ready to resist the interference of ‘guidelines’ - Business Day, 9th December 2013.

The IRR's CEO, John Kane-Berman, warns that non-governmental organisations (NGOs) must resist the State's efforts to interfere with them.

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ANC will one day follow the DA's reversal on employment equity - Business Day, 25th November 2013.

John Kane-Berman, the CEO of the IRR, argues that the DA's reversal of support for aspects of the Employment Equity Bill are to its credit. He warns, however, that the ANC should not gloat about this as it will soon have to follow suit.

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"Dying" ANC's racial policies born again in the DA - Business Day, 11th November 2013.

John Kane-Berman argues that the Democratic Alliance's policies are moving closer to that of the tripartite alliance's.

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The DA should rowback further on race laws - Politicsweb, 4th November 2013.

Anthea Jeffery says the opposition needs to revisit its support for damaging B-BBEE legislation, not just the EE Amendment Bill

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Time to axe land reform fixations and waste - Business Day, 28 October 2013.

In his fortnightly column in Business Day, the Institute's CEO, John Kane-Berman, argues that the government should stop wasting money on land reform because it will not fix the wrongs of the land acts.

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Bargaining councils violate both democracy and basic rights - Business Day, 14 October 2013

John Kane-Berman explains why bargaining councils are bad for South Africa.

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Buy your way out of weak state education - Beeld 8 March 2014

If South African schoolchildren were elephants, there would be an international outcry against the culling in the schooling system.

Read More…

ANC’s great success is in getting racialistic policies endorsed - Business Day 10 February 2014

MUCH of the forthcoming commentary on 20 years of rule by the African National Congress (ANC) is likely to play down one of its major successes. This is the extent to which it has swung the country behind its racial agenda.

Read More…

ANC’s balance sheet includes many successes with its failures - Business Day 27 January 2014

ALTHOUGH South Africa has been slipping down various international rankings, anyone drawing up a balance sheet of rule by the African National Congress (ANC) since it came to power in 1994 must be struck as much by the successes as by the failures.

Read More…

Racial harmony is not at risk, but our economic future is - Business Day, 13th December 2013.

The real threat to Mandela's legacy, John Kane-Berman argues, is not disintegrating racial harmony in South Africa but current economic policies that could damage growth.

Read More…

NGOs must be ready to resist the interference of ‘guidelines’ - Business Day, 9th December 2013.

The IRR's CEO, John Kane-Berman, warns that non-governmental organisations (NGOs) must resist the State's efforts to interfere with them.

Read More…

ANC will one day follow the DA's reversal on employment equity - Business Day, 25th November 2013.

John Kane-Berman, the CEO of the IRR, argues that the DA's reversal of support for aspects of the Employment Equity Bill are to its credit. He warns, however, that the ANC should not gloat about this as it will soon have to follow suit.

Read More…

"Dying" ANC's racial policies born again in the DA - Business Day, 11th November 2013.

John Kane-Berman argues that the Democratic Alliance's policies are moving closer to that of the tripartite alliance's.

Read More…

The DA should rowback further on race laws - Politicsweb, 4th November 2013.

Anthea Jeffery says the opposition needs to revisit its support for damaging B-BBEE legislation, not just the EE Amendment Bill

Read More…

Time to axe land reform fixations and waste - Business Day, 28 October 2013.

In his fortnightly column in Business Day, the Institute's CEO, John Kane-Berman, argues that the government should stop wasting money on land reform because it will not fix the wrongs of the land acts.

Read More…

Bargaining councils violate both democracy and basic rights - Business Day, 14 October 2013

John Kane-Berman explains why bargaining councils are bad for South Africa.

Read More…

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