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Damaging Constitutional Amendment Bill should be scrapped

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The Draft Constitution Eighteenth Amendment Bill is so damaging that it must simply be abandoned. The sanctity of property rights should instead be strongly reaffirmed,

Lessons from the vaccine roll-out for the NHI

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The government’s bungled and tardy Covid-19 vaccine roll-out has predictably led to an upsurge in infections, great suffering among the ill and isolated, and many

Confronting the real ‘power hierarchy’ barring SA’s upward mobility

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In his snide critique of the IRR and other opponents of the Promotion of Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination (Pepuda) Amendment Bill (the Bill),

The NHI and ‘Blatant Elite Enrichment’

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The National Health Insurance Bill of 2019 (the NHI Bill) is back before Parliament, for the National Assembly’s portfolio committee on health (the health committee)

Forty-five years after the Soweto Revolt, racism is not the problem

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Yesterday marked the 45th anniversary of the start of the Soweto Revolt. Back then, on 16th June 1976, black South Africans faced pervasive racial discrimination

Compelling the ANC to listen to the people on EWC, land reform, racism, and the NDR

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The ANC has always claimed a unique entitlement to act, speak, and rule on behalf of South Africa’s black majority. This arrogance, along with its

Nationalisation by stealth is coming, courtesy of the shifting EWC Bill

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An early IRR warning of nationalisation via ‘custodianship’ Seven years ago, back in 2014, the IRR warned that the ANC would seek to nationalise all

Has the ANC leopard changed its NDR spots?

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Seeming discord between the ANC and EFF The ANC seems to be distancing itself from the EFF’s demand that the Ad Hoc Committee responsible for

The EFF hijacks the Ad Hoc Committee with tacit ANC agreement

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The Ad Hoc Committee (the committee) responsible for drawing up a land expropriation-without-compensation (EWC) constitutional amendment bill (the bill) was supposed to meet last Friday

Three proposed changes to the EWC constitutional amendment bill

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The draft constitutional amendment bill (the Bill) allowing land expropriation without compensation (EWC) is already damaging enough to make South Africa largely uninvestable. The Ad