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Two Crickets – The Great Dislocation

https://iono.fm/e/945606 Nick and Gabriel take a journey through the world of dislocation, dislocating fingers, narratives, and a nation.
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TDF Show – World Bank talks stall, DA wins back Tshwane and is early voting in the US a good idea?

https://iono.fm/e/947082 Nicholas Lorimer, Terence Corrigan and Sara Gon discuss the talks by government to secure further loans from the World bank to...

SA needs more jobs – not social grant beneficiaries

Rather than creating wealth, South Africa has been stuck for the past decade in redistributing existing wealth. This much...

TDF Show – Notorious ACB confirmed and black farmers’ land under threat

https://iono.fm/e/946460 Nicholas Lorimer asks John Endres and Hermann Pretorius for their view on the confirmation of American supreme court justice Amy Coney...

Coronavirus truths, half-truths and conspiracy theories

It is hard to keep fact separated from fiction in the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Many critics of heavy-handed government action are prone...

Right of reply: Momentum and race

In response to the Daily Friend article, Racial discrimination: two questions for Momentum, Momentum Metropolitan noted that the statement that ‘a benefit...
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TDF Show – Should we fear another lockdown, Mmusi writes to white South Africans and PA takes over Joburg traffic dept

https://iono.fm/e/945815 Nicholas Lorimer, Gabriel Crouse and Terence Corrigan discuss the prospect of a 2nd lockdown and how seriously we should take the...

Sneaking in more power for the failing state

In one respect at least, the government’s latest economic plan is a vast improvement on its most famous predecessor: at 38 pages,...

Why the ANC shuts poor people out of the economy

Why does the ANC despise poor people? Why is it so determined to shut them out of the formal economy? President Ramaphosa’s...

Mmusi Maimane and the illusion of race

It’s perhaps a measure of the cruelty of fate that, having lost the leadership of Democratic Alliance (DA), even when he has...

Economic recovery plan, or wish list?

On 15 October, President Cyril Ramaphosa unveiled a recovery plan at a joint sitting of Parliament, with the objective of rebuilding an...

Racial discrimination: two questions for Momentum

The Institute of Race Relations (IRR), founded in 1929, has espoused non-racialism for decades, a principled position it hasn’t always benefited from....

Communities must take the initiative

‘It isn't a Bill of Rights that produces freedom. It's the structure of government that prevents anybody from seizing all the power....

Hyperinflation and the cowardice of business in SA

History shows that hyperinflation, although associated with money printing and high debt levels, is not caused by these conditions but rather the...

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For real empowerment, let farmers own their farms

Two weeks ago, City Press carried a depressing story on black farmers in Mpumalanga who stood to be removed from the state-owned...

This Week in History recalls memorable and decisive events and personalities of the past. 17th October 1943 – The Burma...

St. Lucia inches towards solution

The symposium organised by the iSimangaliso Wetland Authority from 13 to 15 October was remarkable for the consensus that the sealing of...
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TDF Show – KZN goes bananas, chaos in Lagos, and DA demands banks stop bailing out SAA

https://iono.fm/e/944180 Michael Morris, Sara Gon and Nicholas Lorimer discuss a resident’s scheme to plant trees in potholes in KZN, the recent shooting...

New Expropriation Bill a sign that the ANC’s days are numbered

With the government budget deficit expected to pass 40% this year, the African National Congress’s (ANC) options to source the coal needed...

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