The arms deal judgment will have implications for future commissions of inquiry. The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria set aside the findings of the 2015 Seriti commission report into the billion-rand arms deal.
Light rain. More sun than clouds. Cool.
Sugar baby websites are as disruptive to government systems just as platforms like Uber have been to highly regulated taxi industries.
Capitalism is not dying, although it is obviously gravely ill. But this global system, based on competition and the accumulation of private profit, is also extremely resilient, says Terry Bell.
The private ownership of the means of production has become a massive barrier to economic development, writes Chris Maxon.
A new accounting system that goes beyond the capitalist understanding of value is bubbling under and could topple capitalism itself, explains Lorenzo Fioramonti.
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.
Davos attendees may still be the global elite,but their days are numbered, writes Terry Bell
Big business in South Africa have been on a “capital strike” in recent years, not investing back into the economy, says the National Union of Metalworkers SA.
A 1% economic growth rate for South Africa will translate into over 80 000 jobs, while 3% will enable the country to create over 300 000 jobs, says President Jacob Zuma.
In a democracy, we’re supposed to be inclusive, but our current university system boasts exclusivity (to certain groups of people). #FeesMustFall
Yuri Maltsev offered some fascinating insights into his experiences with socialism versus economics, and the link therein with human freedom.
Does Johann Rupert still define South African capitalism? Not really, says Ferial Haffajee.
Many have a very dim view of the free market. But before blaming the system, it’s important to understand how competition can benefit the ordinary worker and consumer.
The South African oddity is that those who in other societies would be arguing against free passes for the affluent, here argue for them, writes Steven Friedman.
Since the advent of colonialism, which introduced the then foreign concept of the land tenure system and capitalism in rural communities, we have literally been reduced to consumption-oriented communities with interest in the production of food and basic commodities, writes Livhuwani Matsila.
Greatness certainly needs dedication to moral integrity, which requires, at the vvery least, consistent honesty, writes Martin Prozesky.
The rising wave of global populism shows why ‘broken’ capitalism needs to bridge the inequality gap, writes Sipho Pityana
Karl Marx must be spinning in his grave in London’s Highgate Cemetery. His name, with an apparent nod to his ideas, has been quoted approvingly at a conference of institutional investors in New York.
Capitalism is the only moral system because it respects the individual's volitional reason to engage with others and further their happiness as they see fit, says an analyst.
In Biko’s understanding, human life was immeasurable in monetary worth and infinitely priceless – ubuntu.
The National Union of Metalworkers of SA has called for capitalism to be abandoned, saying it has failed South Africans.
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