Twitter | Search | |
New Agenda
South African Journal of Social and Economic Policy
349
Tweets
224
Following
234
Followers
Tweets
New Agenda Nov 10
"Land reform has been dominated by state institutions and recent shifts in policy have done nothing more than continue the top-down, technocratic tendency of the past, with predictable emphasis on conventional models of land use"
Reply Retweet Like
New Agenda Nov 8
"Presenting one particular ideological position as unequivocally true and assuming that any deviation from it is tantamount to flirting with the policies that necessarily lead to economic collapse (such as. Zimbabwe), is to engage in bad faith."
Reply Retweet Like
New Agenda Nov 8
“Economic fundamentals” have always been, and remain, up for debate. They are not, as presented by some of our country’s commentariat, uncontroversial laws of nature."
Reply Retweet Like
New Agenda Nov 8
"Multi-dimensional, political, militarist, coercive, ideological, [with] racial characteristics and false ideologies by the dozen. That is what colonialism is"
Reply Retweet Like
New Agenda Nov 6
"Why is it that Anglo American went to register overseas? Why have so many of our companies registered in London? Why do they do that? That’s colonial. They went home to mother, to put their money in a safe place in mother’s bank. That’s colonialism."
Reply Retweet Like
New Agenda Nov 6
"Since its introduction, the laudable aim of land redistribution has been subordinated to market-led land redistribution in which the state regulates, assists and facilitates market transactions and post-settlement support on redistributed farms."
Reply Retweet Like
New Agenda Nov 4
Our staff in today's : "We need to go beyond needless framing of the “populists” against the “sensible”. An economic crisis as profound as ours demands that the so-called “economic fundamentals” are called into question."
Reply Retweet Like
New Agenda Oct 30
"Most of the ET group...tossed their main weapon – critique – into the sea and sought their political rehabilitation by quickly becoming consultants to the ANC, and then by providing academic rationalisation for the new neoliberal economic philosophy "
Reply Retweet Like
New Agenda Oct 28
"Co-operatives have a clear potential to significantly change the performance of the South African economy in the key areas of employment and poverty alleviation."
Reply Retweet Like
New Agenda Oct 27
"This requires a new and realistic set of bargains between large established corporates, emerging black business, labour and the state to restore the conditions for patterns of accumulation that prioritise productive and jobs-rich investment."
Reply Retweet Like
New Agenda Oct 25
"So that is colonisation: multi-dimensional, political, militarist, coercive, ideological, racial characteristics and false ideologies by the dozen. That is what colonialism is, and when we talk about decolonisation we have to address all those factors"
Reply Retweet Like
New Agenda Oct 24
"Without a new vision of where we are going, without a trust-based model of economic governance, and the necessary coherence, co-ordinating capacity and accountability, the new consensus that is being proposed will be stillborn" Mcebisi Jonas in NA 70
Reply Retweet Like
New Agenda Oct 23
"The creation of a strong, broad base of hundreds of thousands of small but not too small black commercial farmers can provide a political base that endures for decades. Another exercise in elite transfer, or a symbolically rich shambles, will not"
Reply Retweet Like
New Agenda Oct 22
Seen Tito 's comments on the public sector wage bill? In NA 70, Vishnu Padayachee had important things to say about this arguing, "the focus of analysis should be on the distribution of wage costs across the hierarchy of the civil service"
Reply Retweet Like
New Agenda Oct 22
In our latest issue, Nonzuzo Mbokazi shared research from her MA thesis which analysed land redistribution policy and implementation in the Eastern Cape. This article was also presented at a forum
Reply Retweet Like
New Agenda Oct 19
You can easily subscribe to New Agenda via the website
Reply Retweet Like
New Agenda Oct 18
In our latest issue of New Agenda, read Moeletsi Mbeki, Jannie Rossouw, Fanie Joubert and Adèle Breytenbach on why they believe South Africa is facing a fiscal cliff with a response by Vishnu Padayachee
Reply Retweet Like
New Agenda Oct 16
Read Tony Ehrenreich's account of the crisis in Cape Town's train system from New Agenda 69 now on the website
Reply Retweet Like
New Agenda Oct 15
In "Reshaping skills policy in South Africa: structures, policies and processes" Dr Siphelo Ngcwangu provides an overview and critique of the structural changes and policy developments in skills policy in SA since the 90s. Now on website
Reply Retweet Like
New Agenda retweeted
Claire Lester Sep 26
Thanks for the republish on . To decolonise knowledge we need to know about women like Charlotte Maxeke.
Reply Retweet Like