Are Economic Keystrokes good, or are they a landmine for the tax paying citizenry? Can business function without a competent state intervening heavily to create conditions for economic prosperity? What is the role of tax in the economy? Is gender based violence linked to economic activity? We all hate Keynesian theory until crisis strikes… why is that? Brought to you by Nando’s.
18.06.20 Pt 2 – If Lil Jon could ask the government if 246 beds was worth the economic lockdown of an entire country, he’d probably say “Lockdown for What?” Which State instruments are already in our lives – even in a free market economy? What is Advanced Lockdown Level 3? Snoring dogs are vital for podcasts to flourish. Why open cinemas if nobody is going to go?
The lockdown can sometimes feel like a daunting period, especially if you don’t understand why it has to happen… yes to save lives, but are there any other tangible reasons for it? From the revelation of oligarchs who may have South Africa’s economy at their beck and call, to ensuring that South Africa’s social security is kept in order – our returning champions deliver on some of the hottest speaking points as the coronavirus lockdown continues in South Africa. Brought to you by Nando’s.
09.04.20 Pt 2 – Pesach when you are Hindu is an interesting one – especially if one of your children is Jewish. WHO will be shunned by America because it’s so China-centric. What you want to be careful about is anyone in political power using creative language. Bernie Sanders was crushed by Trump more than Biden, he was always out of the race… back to the hippie centre maybe?
The Covid-19 epidemic is now in South Africa and has spread beyond the “Italy 10”. What does this mean for the health structures that already exist in SA, are we prepared to contain it? OPEC and their indecisive nature means Russia and Saudi Arabia are now the kings of the oil world – if only for a while. The tension between the two nations means oil is cheaper, but will this affect your petrol price? What wage should we pay our MPs in South Africa? The Public Protector can’t protect herself right now, the triad she is a part of might be a house of cards. Brought to you by Nando’s.
12.03.20 Pt 2 – The NICD is doing great work, let’s not wrap them up in the ANC mess of incompetence. What do governments spend their funds on in general? If you are having any trouble from a report on CNN, take the Donald Trump approach. Measures of austerity at state level sound good because saving your money is good isn’t it… or is it? Oh yes, wash your hands, you dirty pig!