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Vusi Gumede

Vusi Gumede

    ​Government’s economic plans all sound the same. We need a socioeconomic overhaul
    ​Government’s economic plans all sound the same. We need a socioeconomic overhaul
    In his latest book on economic and social inclusion, Vusi Gumede addresses the question of how to get the country back on track.
    Constitution demands radical change
    Constitution demands radical change
    This starts with the economy. And a look back at 20 years of our founding document reveals how far we have come and how far we still have to go.
    SA needs to overturn state-capital relations, if not society itself
    SA needs to overturn state-capital relations, if not society itself
    Even with the hegemony of global capital, a keen understanding of the political economy can lead to South Africa’s development, writes Vusi Gumede.
    Global goals ignore needs of the South
    Global goals ignore needs of the South
    Africa relies on policies that have failed – even in the countries it borrowed them from.
    South Africa seems to be losing its way
    South Africa seems to be losing its way
    Policy paralysis and compromises mean inclusive development continues to elude the country.
    Radical economic transformation remains a pipedream
    Radical economic transformation remains a pipedream
    In the government's description of radical economic transformation, actually, there is very little economic transformation, let alone a 'radical' one.
    Time for Africa to go back to its roots
    Time for Africa to go back to its roots
    The continent needs a new economic model that will benefit all its inhabitants – not just a few, writes Vusi Gumede.
    Transformation: SA needs substantial policy reforms
    Transformation: SA needs substantial policy reforms
    The recently released census results confirm that South Africa's social and economic transformation has been slow.
    Western model falls flat in Africa
    Western model falls flat in Africa
    The World Economic Forum is fascinating in many respects, and the same goes for the WEF on Africa, which met recently in Cape Town.
    Our future needs a future
    Our future needs a future
    History continues to judge Africans harshly. A fundamental reality is that Africa is behind other continents in many respects.
    A new world order
    A new world order
    A new world order is in the making, argues Vusi Gumede, where having a meal is just as important as civil rights.