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

Vicki Momberg’s Conviction for Racist Speech is Nothing Short of Totalitarian

Written by: Ryan Rutherford The sentencing of Vicki Momberg to three years' imprisonment, one year of which is suspended, in the Randburg Magistrate's Court for a...

Africa

We Will Remain Poor If We Don’t Embrace Importation

Imagine waking up to news that the South African government has imposed a 300% dumping duty on the US dollar because Americans are buying...

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...