The unheard voice of certain Muslim wives: when we fail to outlaw inequality

2015-11-25 14:55

Some Muslim women are being deprived of justice and here is why.

Ngcobo: Political leadership failed – Nationalisation ‘economic joke’, need jobs

2015-11-06 07:38

Leftist hogwash is the order of the day with promises of a better future and poor people are being fed a promise which is a one-way ticket to nowhere, says an analyst.

A tract on financial stability

2015-10-28 06:20

Interest rates are a price and a part of the tail which the dog must not touch, writes Edward Ingram.

Escape from inequality

2015-10-15 08:04

Move over Piketty - Leopold Scholtz discusses the ideas of Nobel laureate Angus Deaton on this thorny subject.

Wealth tax - the way to end inequality?

2015-10-12 08:15

Let's give some real attention to practical ways we can use the gains of the wealthy to reduce imbalances, says Mandi Smallhorne.

Rock star economist Piketty: BEE not that successful in spreading wealth

2015-10-07 11:54

Once we get past emotion, the crux is whether resources are best applied by those who accumulate them, or by those who requisition them through taxes and levies.

Matthew Lester: Thomas Piketty’s Inequality 101 (Wealth taxes) – no easy solution

2015-10-02 16:46

One would think that inequality in SA has reduced since 1994, but according to Matthew Lester, it’s not going to go away anytime soon.

Inequality is growth’s enemy

2015-09-27 15:59

SA’s biggest challenges are poverty, joblessness and inequality. Addressing inequality might just unlock the growth the country so badly needs, says Kate Philip

Anthea Jeffery: Race-based empowerment sidelines majority – undermines Constitution

2015-08-19 17:31

Anthea Jeffery argues that race-based empowerment helps only a relatively small black elite.

Free market fallacies

2015-07-02 07:39

Higher income benefits could be trickling up instead of down, says Leopold Scholtz.


Inequality needs to be defused

2015-11-18 07:48

More views from Fin24 users and Mandi Smallhorne as the debate continues around white privilege, guilt and inequality.

Inequality fight now a class struggle

2015-11-02 13:37

Many of us are happy to be and become the new elite ... This makes us part of the problem.

Piketty's wealth tax call 'three years too late'

2015-10-20 11:53

Jobs, education and economic growth are what's needed to truly lift people out of poverty and broaden the country's tax base, says a tax expert.

Matthew Lester: Education lost between HR & CSI – key to addressing inequality

2015-10-12 15:59

Employers are not doing enough to explore what really makes up a true bursary initiative and they are not adequately examining B-BBEE benefits, says Matthew Lester.

Africa is not France, Mr Piketty

2015-10-08 07:36

Socialist solutions which did not even work in Europe are of little use to South Africa - we need to find our own way, says Leopold Scholtz.

Piketty blames apartheid for SA’s high inequality

2015-10-04 10:53

Renowned French economist Thomas Piketty says South Africa needs a progressive tax regime, but to implement it, greater transparency about wealth is necessary.

Lack of land reform fuels inequality in SA - Piketty

2015-10-01 17:55

Economist Thomas Piketty says a lack of large-scale, forced land redistribution in SA from the rich to the poor has fuelled one of the world’s widest income gaps.

The 21st century plague

2015-09-21 06:00

Widening gaps between the haves and the have-nots present a case for a rethink on how the global economy is run, says Mandi Smallhorne.

Sisters still left behind

2015-08-17 06:58

Mandi Smallhorne takes an ironic look at what women have yet to achieve in SA.

Why do the rich get richer?

2015-04-23 06:30

Economists are divided on how to tackle the chasm between rich and poor, says Leopold Scholtz.

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