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TV expropriation debate enters realm of Neverland

I was reminded sharply on Tuesday night of the rebuke “no one forced you to do this” when I guest anchored the eNCA tv show ‘Let’s Have it Out’.

I selected the topic ‘expropriation without compensation –the economic consequences’. Intended as a sort of tv bloodsport, my opponent for the evening was EFF Gauteng chair, Ms […]

On expropriation, let’s not be glad to settle for half a loaf

What has our burning topic du jour, ‘expropriation without compensation’ to do with the price of bread? Or, less obviously, with the cost of   bread-making machines? 

Clearly, if the Economic Freedom Fighters’ (EFF) fantastical policy prescriptions of wholesale property confiscations, state ownership of banks and the destruction of the private sector came to pass maize […]

By |May 27th, 2018|Democratic Alliance, EFF, Mmusi Maimane|0 Comments

Lessons from antiquity for the peculiar DA-EFF bromance

Like the Roman emperor, those who do the dance of opposites need more than a wall of mirrors to guard against stabbings in the back

A few days ago I viewed the ruins of the palace of the emperor Domitian on the Palatine Hill opposite Rome’s famous Colosseum. Our informative guide provided no end of anecdotes […]

By |May 23rd, 2018|Democratic Alliance, EFF, Herman Mashaba, Mmusi Maimane|0 Comments