Jeff Rudin

Covid-19 has a silver lining

The outbreak and the response to it is showing us that many things are possible, including the provision of water to waterless municipalities

​Zuma’s plan for radical economic transformation is just BEE on steriods

The president is explicit: white monopoly capital causes black poverty, justifying the black elite being the only beneficiaries of economic change.

Race reinvented for post-apartheid SA

Two decades since 1994, we’re still stuck in the racial categories of the old regime - a colour-coding of class from which only the rich benefit.

No fees: Breathe fire into ubuntu

South Africa can afford fee-free universities without squeezing them to make do with even less.

A green economy grows jobs

There is no trade-off between a lower carbon economy and unemployment and poverty.

Class elephant ironically ignored

The class of class struggle is much more than just an objective measure of poverty or wealth, of inequality or economic power.

Wage gap kept wide open by top echelons

Section 27 of the Employment Equity Act has been largely ignored since 1998, even by Cosatu, write Dick Forslund and Jeff Rudin.

Symbolic policy can’t paper over NDP’s widening cracks

An encouraging investment climate takes priority over good climate-change intentions.

Green economy: Humanity’s long, slow suicide

The much-vaunted green economy is an illusion that hides that nothing much has changed, says Jeff Rudin.

Capitalists put profit ahead of attempts to save the planet

Karl Marx noted that the last capitalist would sell the rope used for his own hanging and the burying of the system.

Press Releases

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

Massive discounts on hot cloud services are on offer along with special coupons and other privileges, but hurry, supplies are limited!

Nurturing expert teachers

There's a shortage of resources in many schools and it's important for teachers to understand that they are the biggest resource in a classroom

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Free data for your bank card spend every month will go that extra mile to help keep South Africans connected to their dreams

Introducing Greening the Future 2020

We highlight the work of those accelerating sustainable living in SA – at a vital moment for the environment

Western Cape SMBs look to technology to get them through pandemic

Many companies have over-capitalised on IT infrastructure in the past, and are looking for ways to access simpler, cheaper technology that cuts their costs

Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation