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Have the Nats been proven right?

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With increasing frequency, I hear that the old-school apartheid racists were right: hand over control to black people, and you’ll end up with a corrupt,

Marxists expose media capture plot

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A new report has exposed the ugly truth about South Africa’s liberal media: its nefarious funders seek to advance democracy, defend press freedom, combat corruption,

Ebrahim Patel faces economic reality over chicken prices

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In a stunning admission that import tariffs materially hurt consumers, so-called ‘anti-dumping’ tariffs on chicken are being suspended for a year. They should be suspended

Good inequality and bad inequality

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In the last decade or two, inequality has become the left’s new buzzword, since it’s kind of awkward how well economic freedom has done at

ANC forgets its many Jewish allies 

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Naledi Pandor recently repeated the myth that Israel is ‘committing crimes of Apartheid and persecution against Palestinians’. She forgets the many Jews, some of them Zionists,

John Kane-Berman: A giant has fallen

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The unexpected death of former IRR CEO John Kane-Berman, at the age of 76, will leave a large hole in the liberal firmament. One morning,

BRICS reserve currency won’t threaten dollar

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A new global reserve currency, under discussion among the BRICS countries, is being hailed as a ‘mortal threat’ to dollar hegemony. That’s laughable. ‘Putin and

Government’s Master Plans stultify entire industries

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The government loves its industry Master Plans. So do industries, because who doesn’t like juicy incentives? So why is the local motor manufacturing industry facing

‘Second Eskom’ confirms ANC is ideologically bankrupt

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Cyril Ramaphosa thinks Gwede Mantashe’s proposal of starting a second state-owned power utility is ‘not a bad idea’, or so he told a South African

Climate warms for nuclear power

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Worldwide, sentiment towards nuclear energy is warming, as rising energy prices bite and emission targets prove hard to reach. The European Commission (EC), which is