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

Rational Land Reform

Land dominates the contemporary South African discourse. It is the issue on almost every placard and the topic of many articles, rightfully declaring its...

Philosophy

For An African Renaissance the State Must Die

Written by: Simon Venter A common belief amongst the elite of the continent seems to be the creation (present or future) of a period fondly...

Economics

The Wrong Argument in Favour of Legalising Marijuana

We are finally experiencing a shift away from conservative authoritarian dogma towards a more tolerant and libertarian society with respect to the bodily autonomy...

Social Affairs

Why Do Blacks Hate Black People So Much?

Written by: Dumisa Mbuwa Julius Malema’s wailing sonnet in the Sunday Times, ”Why do white people despise blacks?” is a sensational piece. It laments on...

Africa

Rational Land Reform

Land dominates the contemporary South African discourse. It is the issue on almost every placard and the topic of many articles, rightfully declaring its...

World

Does the Truth Mean Anything in the Gaza Strip Discourse?

Written by: Liam King “The right of self-defense never ceases. It is among the most sacred, and alike necessary to nations and to individuals.” – James...