Is wealth inequality a problem?

2017-10-19 06:01

Wealth creation is a moral process because it is up to each one of us to use our minds to survive and thrive in this world, says Chris Hattingh.

Why SA celebrates Tax Freedom Day six weeks later than in 1994

2017-05-25 07:19

Today May 25 is Tax Freedom Day – the date on which South Africans will have earned enough to pay all the taxes levied by government.

7 ways to achieve radical economic transformation

2017-05-09 06:00

The Free Market Foundation has supported President Jacob Zuma’s call for radical economic transformation and highlights seven ways in which the economy should be changed.

Government must give state property to the poor - analyst

2017-03-24 05:02

Rather than distribute government property to the people, the political class continues to engage in racial demagoguery on the issue, says Martin van Staden.

Eustace Davie: Can South Africa fix its schooling crisis?

2016-12-26 11:31

Is there a bigger problem in South Africa than the schooling system? If education could be improved, millions could lift themselves and others in their family networks out of poverty.

Red tape, minimum wage strangle economy - FMF

2016-03-21 16:24

The government must take a serious look at the red tape curtailing the financial services sector - the lifeblood of the economy, urges the Free Market Foundation.

Metal wage agreement death for SMEs - FMF

2014-07-31 17:25

The wage agreement in the metals and engineering sector is the death knell for small businesses, says the Free Market Foundation.

FMF to allow Cosatu intervention

2013-08-14 20:12

The Free Market Foundation has resolved not to oppose a Cosatu application to intervene in its legal challenge of collective bargaining.

Licensing bill 'will fan corruption'

2013-05-15 15:03

The proposed Licensing of Businesses Bill is a "crazy" idea which will maximise corruption, the Free Market Foundation says.

FMF: SA needs independent grid

2012-11-13 14:42

South Africa needs an independent operator in the electricity sector, says the Free Market Foundation.


SAA bailout scramble: Why the rush, asks FMF

2017-09-21 17:52

Could protecting SOE debt of about R434.1bn be the reason for government's urgency to try and bail out SAA yet again, asks the Free Market Foundation.

Like China, SA can uplift millions out of poverty

2017-05-12 05:00

Free market reforms freed more than 800 million Chinese from poverty in the shortest time ever recorded or known in human history, says Temba Nolutshungu.

New land reform bill unconstitutional - FMF

2017-05-02 10:47

Land reform could be resolved by distributing the vast amounts of state-owned land to the poor, rather than the current unconstitutional draft legislation, says the Free Market Foundation.

Taxes: Feeding an incompetent state?

2017-03-03 19:18

This year will be the worst ever for South African taxpayers and the next two years are projected to be even worse, says Garth Zietsman, statistician at the Free Market Foundation.

WATCH: How does SA's proposed minimum wage compare with other countries?

South Africa's proposed National Minimum Wage of R3500 is being rejected by several organisations, while some are calling for the scrapping of a NMW altogether. Watch.

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Plea for Cosatu to consider impact of demands

2015-10-07 17:22

Cosatu's demands made during nation wide demonstrations would make it harder for the unemployed to get jobs, says a free market organisation.

Foundation challenges state labour interference

2013-10-07 14:04

The Free Market Foundation is proceeding with a court challenge to a clause in the Labour Relations Act which it says will impose private labour agreements on employers.

Medupi will cost R145bn - FMF

2013-07-09 21:55

The Free Market Foundation says the true cost of Medupi is likely to be at least R145bn and not R105bn as Eskom is saying.

Foundation to challenge Labour Act

2013-03-06 09:29

The Free Market Foundation has launched a constitutional challenge against Labour Relations Act sections on collective agreements, a report says.

Eskom 'not to blame' for bungling

2012-06-11 11:31

Eskom is not to blame for the state of electricity supply in South Africa, the Free Market Foundation has said.

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