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Why won’t Agbiz explain itself?

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This is the second of two articles on the stance adopted by the Agricultural Business Chamber of South Africa (Agbiz) in relation to expropriation without

Agbiz should withdraw its support for EWC

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This is the first of two articles on the stance adopted by the Agricultural Business Chamber of South Africa (Agbiz) in relation to expropriation without

Piketty and the flawed analysis of SA capital

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Among ‘the three most important concepts for analyzing the capitalist system’, Thomas Piketty places the capital/income ratio, or as he denotes it ‘β’, first. Piketty

The Left’s greatest challenge in South Africa

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Francis Fukuyama is the most internationally renowned political theorist to speak in South Africa in 2019. Though his lecture was widely overlooked, the argument he

Is De Ruyter the best man for Eskom?

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The controversial appointment of Andre de Ruyter to CEO of Eskom has chins wagging across the land. One issue is that he is a white

Mboweni and the minimum wage: will the costs to the jobless be considered?

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Economic recovery is the keynote of finance minister Tito Mboweni’s every public statement – but will the government tackle the one thing that’s most likely

Mugabe’s gone, but look what’s left

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I laughed when I learned I shared a name with the former president of Zimbabwe … but that night I dreamed of killing Robert Gabriel

What classical liberalism really stands for

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Gabriel Crouse | 17 August 2019 Analyst Prince Mashele’s real problem with Helen Zille is that he does not like the idea of liberalism at

Mayor Pete, my man – until he stumbled

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I thought Pete Buttigieg was the perfect candidate to counter Donald Trump … and then he abandoned principle in pursuit of the ‘black vote’. The

Revisiting the white privilege debate: an open letter*

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I address this open letter to Kevin Leathem, the deputy principal of Jeppe High School in Johannesburg, whose speech about white privilege went viral a