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

Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

Who is caring for the healthcare workers? 'Working together is how we are going to get through this. It’s not just a marathon, it’s a relay'.

PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

The risks that businesses face and how they can be dealt with are something all business owners should be well acquainted with

Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

The Gauteng City-Region Observatory is seeking to appoint a high-calibre researcher and manager to be the executive director and to lead it

DriveRisk stays safe with high-tech thermal camera solution

Itec Evolve installed the screening device within a few days to help the driver behaviour company become compliant with health and safety regulations

Senwes launches Agri Value Chain Food Umbrella

South African farmers can now help to feed the needy by donating part of their bumper maize crop to delivery number 418668

Ethics and internal financial controls add value to the public sector

National treasury is rolling out accounting technician training programmes to upskill those who work in its finance units in public sector accounting principles

Lessons from South Korea for Africa’s development

'Leaders can push people through, through their vision and inspiration, based on their exemplary actions'

Old Mutual announces digital AGM

An ambitious plan to create Africa’s biggest digital classroom is intended to address one of the continent’s biggest challenges — access to education

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