Parliamentarians are entitled to a good salary and pension benefits, but luxuries have no place in the current economic climate, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
Perhaps it is time to recognise that a properly understood commitment to economic freedom is no less crucial to South Africa’s future than an assault on civil liberties or democracy, writes Terence Corrigan.
Focusing on inequality and the notion of maliciously repressive rich people deflects attention from the real reason why millions remain poor, say Jasson Urbach and Martin van Staden.
The state's insistence on dominating the economy and crowding out the private sector has led to SA's continued decline in economic freedom, says an analyst.
While SA moved up the economic freedom rankings from last year, since 1994, the trend has been largely downward as a result of government policies.
Interest rates are a price and a part of the tail which the dog must not touch, writes Edward Ingram.
Scenario planner Clem Sunter says he is as passionate about economic freedom as EFF leader Julius Malema, but it's not about nationalising the mines and banks.
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