Regarding himself heir to Cecil Rhodes, Oppenheimer deplored the threat to civilisation represented by ‘primitive tribesmen’.
Angola’s 2022 election is the first in which citizens born after the war are old enough to vote.
The deliberations were characterised by disingenuous, counter-factual policy pronouncements, and de facto denials of the ANC’s culpability in causing many of the current problems facing the country.
It’s time for a national grid that serves the public and meets the challenges of a warming world. A new government-owned and operated body should take control of Australia’s electricity system.
Active government involvement in the electricity sector is necessary for Australia to meet its ambitious climate targets. But we shouldn’t totally abandon the power of market forces.
Kaunda will be remembered as a giant of 20th century African nationalism – a leader who gave refuge to revolutionary movements, a relatively benign autocrat and an international diplomat.
The airline industry has faced many crises before. But these pale in comparison to the economic hit that airlines are currently facing.
The challenge to deliver a persuasive speech comes firstly in the context of intense doubts as to whether President Ramaphosa is truly in charge of the ANC.
Investors in the private companies that Labour plans to nationalise are likely to seek compensation for their losses.
A look at the theory behind nationalising key public services, as well as what has happened in practice.
There’s an assumption that a change of ownership would automatically mean a change in the role the Bank plays
The push to nationalise South Africa’s Reserve Bank is informed by the mistaken view that private shareholders affect monetary policy.
Under current EU rules, Britain cannot recreate a railway monopoly. It can, however, follow the lead of other EU countries in bringing more of the rail sector into public ownership.
A change in the ownership of the South African Reserve Bank from private shareholders to government shouldn’t impact the constitutional mandate of the central bank in any way.
No other country has fully adopted the UK model of railway privatisation. And for good reason.
A closer look at the resolution of South Africa’s ruling party, the ANC, show that it won’t undertake a radical economic transformation agenda as suggested by media reports.
How is a country that was once South America’s richest now on the verge of bankruptcy? A Venezuelan economist breaks down his country’s descent into chaos.
Achieving the goal of sustainable cities depends on rolling back the market after decades of privatisation and deregulation.
Privatisation has failed to keep Australia’s electricity cheap and reliable. Time to renationalise the grid.
Brexiters on the Left fear that a UK vote to Remain would permanently put the railways in private hands. Here’s our Fact Check verdict.