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Is all lost?

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Marius Roodt | Aug 24, 2019 Not if we stand up against bad policy now. South Africa seems to be at a precipice. Every day there is

What Micawber knew, and the ANC doesn’t

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But the option that is open to the government is to use other people’s money to fund its mounting shortfall. Much everyday wisdom can be

What is an African?

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‘It’s my home, it’s where I live, it’s where I belong; I didn’t choose to be here, I was born. I might seem out of

Five things you need to know about why the ANC is eyeing your pension

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With their steadily rising value, it’s no wonder South Africa’s more than 5 000 active pension funds are being eyed by the government. Prescribed assets

Will the DA repeat the fatal mistake?

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If, like the doomed United Party (UP), the Democratic Alliance (DA) fails to provide a clear alternative in voters’ minds, its electoral decline is inevitable.

Will it be ‘What might have been …?’

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When we look back in years to come, will we lament the lost opportunities, or be grateful that we averted a disaster? Previously, I wrote

What do the metro results tell us?

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Continuing migration to the cities is set to have profound effects on South Africa’s future – not least in election outcomes. The world is urbanising

Election 2019 – what you need to know

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Results particularly worth noting after our 6th national and provincial elections. This is the worst ever result for the African National Congress (ANC), with only

Calling South Africa’s future – a long tradition

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If we can’t be certain of what will happen in the years to come, we do know that it will depend on the choices we

Anarchy in the UK

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Brexit is unedifying, unpleasant and unending. There still seems no sign of an end to the Brexit crisis unfolding in the United Kingdom (UK). If