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

Julius Malema: Martyr for Black Liberation

Please skip to the final heading of this article when you feel sufficiently triggered to close your browser tab. Julius Malema, a black man who...

Philosophy

Western, Individual Justice is Not Compatible with Socialist Justice

Written by: Glenn Tungay Ed Herbst's article on hate crime findings is an excellent analysis of the current failure of equitable and fair justice in South...

Economics

Debunking White Economic Oppression

First of all, I need to get something out of the way. This is not going to be an argument in favour of discriminatory...

Social Affairs

An Open Letter to Adri Senekal de Wet

"One might imagine that when the editor of a major newspaper calls for journalism to be criminalised, we’d get a few more details. But...

Africa

Lessons from the Gambia

Written by: Caleb Mills It’s been more than a year since the constitutional crisis that enveloped the Republic of the Gambia, when former President Yahya Jammeh...

World

Turquoise Tango and Blue Bravado

The parliamentary elections in Austria on the 15th of October brought a remarkable result. The Socialist Party (the “Reds”) had been in government since 1945...