'A threat to property rights cuts to the heart of a free society, the confidence in its economy and the scope of individuals to live as they choose.'
Morris is head of media at the South African Institute of Race Relations, a liberal think tank that promotes political and economic freedom.
'People who value their own freedom must, in other words, equivalently value the freedom of others.'
05/07/2018 12:12 SAST
"And here, in 2018, lies the gravest obstacle to progress. The statistics make harrowing reading."
11/05/2018 04:47 SAST
The country has an opportunity to realise conditions “in which a reformed ruling party will introduce reforms to restore the rule of law".
12/02/2018 04:59 SAST
"The whole success of what South Africa has set out to achieve over the past 28 years will be determined by its economy."
07/02/2018 13:44 SAST
Poverty, in the conventional view, explains why township schools are at the bottom of the class – but the exceptions prove otherwise.
01/02/2018 14:27 SAST
A dynamic South Africa's hopes must ultimately depend on its own choices and its willingness to make them.
23/01/2018 15:51 SAST
In our contemporary setting, curbing rights to property will more likely deepen rather than alleviate poverty.
11/01/2018 04:59 SAST
Avoiding the risk of causing anger is not the same as showing respect -- it could well be the opposite.
08/12/2017 18:09 SAST
The reluctance to come out is a rational response to the community's exposure to frightening levels of violence and abuse.
05/12/2017 14:59 SAST
The ANC conference will not on its own predetermine what might appear to be the obvious shape of things to come.
29/11/2017 09:12 SAST