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Steven Friedman

Steven Friedman

    Reserve Bank battle points to dangerous levels of intolerance
    Reserve Bank battle points to dangerous levels of intolerance
    What kind of financial system is sure to collapse if the central bank cares about people’s well-being?
    The battle for control of SA’s state isn’t just about figureheads
    The battle for control of SA’s state isn’t just about figureheads
    It is probably no consolation to Brian Molefe, the chief executive of Eskom, that his woes are evidence that President Jacob Zuma’s March cabinet...
    The markets can stomach a captured treasury but SA's poor will suffer
    The markets can stomach a captured treasury but SA's poor will suffer
    The formal economy might find it a lot easier to live with a (partly) captured national treasury...
    The ANC isn’t ready to radically transform our economy
    The ANC isn’t ready to radically transform our economy
    There’s nothing radical about trying to fix what doesn’t work by making it work better, which is why the economic transformation...
    Sassa grant scandal exposes myths about how the state should run things
    Sassa grant scandal exposes myths about how the state should run things
    The social grants scandal rocking...
    Economic exclusion feeds the politics of patronage in South Africa
    Economic exclusion feeds the politics of patronage in South Africa
    The politics of South Africa’s governing African National Congress (ANC) may be hogging today’s headlines, but they are a symptom of the...
    South Africa must take heed: Ignoring inequality and race got Trump elected
    South Africa must take heed: Ignoring inequality and race got Trump elected
    We don’t know what a Donald Trump presidency...
    Business needs to change, and stop blaming others for South Africa's ills
    Business needs to change, and stop blaming others for South Africa's ills
    Business decision makers in South Africa may be surprised to learn that the economy will continue to exclude millions of people until they have a...
    Vavi-backed labour bid aims to win back people power
    Vavi-backed labour bid aims to win back people power
    Will a new trade union federation give workers the voice they have often missed over the past few years and make violent strikes less likely?
    Steven Friedman: Taking sides on the charter
    Steven Friedman: Taking sides on the charter
    REFLECTIONS ON THE FREEDOM CHARTER by Mandla Seleoane and Ben Mokoena (Ears)