Our favourite 'go to' person for all things financial - Anthea Gardner joins The Burning Platform to help us dissect the budget speech, and Leeto Nthoba brings up the issue of the commodification of white fear and black historic pain.

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24.02.22 Pt 2 - Leeto Nthoba and Anthea Gardner join the team to dissect the budget speech by Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana, and how it will impact the ordinary Joe in South Africa. Leeto then looks at the commodification of white fear and black historic pain.

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Phumlani Majozi and Giulietta Talevi join the team to have a discussion about the bankruptcy of ideas in government, how taxing the population and social grants are not sustainable, and how government spending on salaries is out of control.

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17.02.22 Pt 2 - Did JJ Tabane’s interview with former Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng prove he is an anti-vaxxer? A lot of racist stereotypes, right vs left - with strong points on both sides of the debate around hate speech.

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Gareth Cliff breaks down Tito Mboweni's latest Budget with Tony Leon, Giulietta Talevi and Dumo Denga. Then Lebanese-American conservative author Brigitte Gabriel tells us why Americans should be wary of Joe Biden.

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The team - alongside Daniel Silke, who is a political economy analyst, keynote speaker, author and futurist - discuss the recent Budget Speech and have a straightforward conversation about where South Africa stands economically. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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04.03.21 Pt 2 - With everything that has happened over the past couple of months and the recent Budget Speech... Gareth, Phumi and Daniel Silke (political economy analyst, keynote speaker, author and futurist) have an open and sincere chat about our economy and try to discern how worried we should be.

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George Mienie joins us from a special location this week! Can you guess which country has the most expensive toll road? According to the Budget speech, the fuel levy is going up. And do you know how many cars the Fast & Furious movies have ruined? Powered by AutoTrader.

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26.02.21 Pt 2 - Whatever happened to common decency… is it too much to just give someone a heads up before sending them something disturbing? Anthea Gardner then joins the team for a catch-up, and to share her thoughts on the Budget speech.

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With the recent 2021 fiscal spending plans of the National Budget being unveiled by Finance Minister Tito Mboweni... Gareth, Phumi, and Jamie (lawyer, award-winning debater and political analyst) have a candid conversation about the tax increases, debt to GDP, and our government’s simple-minded approach to solving our current financial issues. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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