From the Editor

Editorial: In Honour of Michael O’Dowd – the Eclectic South African...

The Rational Standard has secured permission from the Free Market Foundation (FMF) to publish essays written by the FMF's late chairman, Michael Conway O'Dowd, in...

Politics

DA’s New Alcohol Policy: A Return to More Oppressive Times

It's getting increasingly difficult to defend the Democratic Alliance (DA) from the allegation that it seeks a 'return to Apartheid' when the party keeps...

Philosophy

KPMG and the Loss of Ethics

Written by: Chris Hattingh Now that KPMG have ‘come clean’ on their murky dealings with the Gupta family, will we experience a resurgence in ethical...

Economics

Dispelling the Fearmongering Myths Surrounding the Right to Freedom of Association

Written by: Jacques Jonker Every single individual has the inherent right to associate with whomever they want for whatever reason they deem fit. The right to...

Social Affairs

Dispelling the Fearmongering Myths Surrounding the Right to Freedom of Association

Written by: Jacques Jonker Every single individual has the inherent right to associate with whomever they want for whatever reason they deem fit. The right to...

Africa

The Kenyan Government Should Leave Betting Firms Alone

African governments, through legislation, are immensely talented in killing the efforts of organizations which economically empower the youth with skills, developing ideas, interaction with...

World

London’s Uber ban show the evils of the nanny state

Transport for London - the local government authority responsible for regulating transport in the greater London area - has recently made the decision to...