A Basic Income Grant Could Be The Key To Uplifting Millions Out Of Poverty

A Basic Income Grant Could Be The Key To Uplifting Millions Out Of Poverty

Introducing a basic income grant, or ‘Freedom Dividend’, of R1,000 a month will help those who are unemployed and bring minimum-wage earners’ incomes closer...

Grand Dreams Of Going Boldly Into The Future Mean Little When Millions Go To Bed Hungry

Grand Dreams Of Going Boldly Into The Future Mean Little When Millions Go To Bed Hungry

Hunger does not allow for a decent life. Hunger prevents children from optimal development and learning and prevents adults from being fully productive members...

ANALYSING THE ECONOMICS IN THE SONA

ANALYSING THE ECONOMICS IN THE SONA

https://spii.org.za/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/ANALYSING-THE-ECONOMICS-IN-THE-SONA.mp3 Eusebius had a robust debate with policy and economic experts Duma Gqubule , Busisiwe Radebe and Isobel Frye about the economic data and...

Pre- SONA 2019 Media Release on Gender Based Violence

FEMINIST CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS CALL ON PRESIDENT AND MINISTER OF FINANCE TO MAKE GOOD ON PROMISES TO FUND THE FIGHT AGAINST GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE 20...

Call For Government To Open Procurement Data To Public Scrutiny

Call For Government To Open Procurement Data To Public Scrutiny

Public contracting is the meeting point of significant power and money and in most countries, these systems are characterised by convoluted, opaque planning. According...

Poverty levels in SA with Isobel Frye

Poverty levels in SA with Isobel Frye

  As the country digests the low GDP figures, we continue to look at the impact this has on poverty.We are now joined by...

Headlining Poverty Again: Tired Of Promises

Headlining Poverty Again: Tired Of Promises

Poverty is political. It is about choices, values and self- interest. It is about power, about winners and losers. If you think it too...

SOLUTIONS TO THE JOBS CRISIS – The Eusebius McKaiser Show

SOLUTIONS TO THE JOBS CRISIS – The Eusebius McKaiser Show

https://spii.org.za/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/SOLUTIONS-TO-THE-JOBS-CRISIS.mp3 Eusebius hosted a discussion with Dr Thabi Leoka (economist), Neil Coleman (policy analyst and co-director of Institute for Economic Justice) and Isobel Frye...

Jobless And Hopeless: Drastic Times Call For Drastic Measures

Jobless And Hopeless: Drastic Times Call For Drastic Measures

South Africa’s sixth post-apartheid administration under President Cyril Ramaphosa needs to hit the ground running in relooking at how to address poverty and inequality....

Distress Or Destitution – Why South Africa’s Social Grants Ignore The Masses Of Unemployed

Distress Or Destitution – Why South Africa’s Social Grants Ignore The Masses Of Unemployed

It is remarkable that South Africa’s social security laws are still based on the pre-1994 Social Assistance Act, with tweaks. These laws were aimed...

The Budget Justice Coalition Reaffirms The Need For A Rights-Orientated Budget

The Budget Justice Coalition notes the irony of a budget handed down on World Day of Social Justice that slashes R50.3 billion from social...

Budget Justice Coalition post-MTBPS Press Statement: No winners from Minister Mboweni’s #MTBPS2018 address

Budget Justice Coalition post-MTBPS Press Statement: No winners from Minister Mboweni’s #MTBPS2018 address

Cape Town, 25 October 2018 – Rather than taking bold steps to stimulate the economy and embark on a more inclusive growth path, the Medium...