From the Editor

Funding Freedom in South Africa

On the 25th of January 2018, the Rational Standard will have been online for 2 years. If we include our forerunner, South Africa Libertarian,...

Politics

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Let Us Be Easy on Julius Malema

Let us be easy on Julius Malema, folks. Social media has excoriated him for discharging a ‘toy rifle’ in the air as he celebrated...

Philosophy

If Famous Philosophers Commentate Your Online Dating Experience  

Written by: Rayyan Dabbous Though it is much more interesting to wonder whether some of our greatest philosophers would have dedicated their lonely, thoughtful times of...

Economics

What on Earth is Ramaphosa Up To?

The African National Congress (ANC) has reached a cul-de-sac in its bid to neutralise the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and growing dissent in the party....

Social Affairs

The Power of Empowerment

Throughout the entire 100 000-year history of humans, the recognition of women as bearers of equal rights and duties as that of men is still...

Africa

African Journalists For Economic Opportunity Training – Not Your Usual ‘Free...

African free market think tanks, other than fattening your participants and talented speakers, and giving them an opportunity to take epic photos next to...

Rational Land Reform

World

Israeli Use of Force on Gazan Protesters Was Disproportionate and Unjust

Written by: Ryan Rutherford This is a response to an article by Liam King. There is so much to fault in Liam King’s one-sided take on...