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Media Releases & Op-eds

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Feb 9, 2024

Op-ed: Navigating the complexities of coalition politics in South African municipalities

by Nondumiso Sithole

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Feb 9, 2024

Op-ed: Growth drivers coming to the fore

by Roelof Botha and Daryl Swanepoel

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Feb 7, 2024

Op-ed: Coalitions: Lessons from Finland

by Daryl Swanepoel

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Feb 1, 2024

Media Release: Intent to emigrate remains disturbingly high

by Inclusive Society Institute

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Jan 23, 2024

Op-ed: Who do we listen to? The human cost of war and its global impact

by Buyelwa Sonjica

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Jan 16, 2024

Op-ed: Economic pandemic: Organised crime’s stranglehold on South Africa

by Daryl Swanepoel

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Dec 14, 2023

Op-ed: Leveraging Special Economic Zones for Growth

by William Gumede

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Nov 29, 2023

Op-ed: Many ethical hurdles to overcome in managing global population growth

by Motsamai Molefe

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Nov 28, 2023

Op-ed: Turnaround of construction sector is South African economy’s bellwether

by Daryl Swanepoel

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Nov 20, 2023

Op-ed: The United Nations must reform to represent the interests of the Global South

by Klaus Kotzé

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Oct 18, 2023

Op-ed: Reimagining Global Governance: A Call for Equitable and Resilient Systems

by Daryl Swanepoel

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Oct 13, 2023

Op-ed: Why Building Global Resilience Is the Best Investment We Can Make Now

by Buyelwa Sonjica

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Oct 4, 2023

Op-ed: Re-modeling the BRICS New Development Bank

by William Gumede

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Sep 21, 2023

Op-ed: Growth drivers coming to the fore

by Roelof Botha & Daryl Swanepoel

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Sep 19, 2023

Op-ed: The Progressive Realisation of Socio-economic Rights in South Africa: Albie Sachs' Pioneering Role

by Nicola Jo Bergsteedt

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Aug 17, 2023

Op-ed: Ensuring Administrative Justice for a Truly Inclusive Society

by Inclusive Society Institute in collaboration with the Daily Maverick

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Jul 25, 2023

Op-ed: The Vital Role of Participatory Democracy in Building a Just and Inclusive Society

by Inclusive Society Institute in collaboration with the Daily Maverick

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Jul 12, 2023

Op-ed: The global development and security initiatives: Safeguarding our global village

by Daryl Swanepoel

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Jul 12, 2023

Op-ed: Navigating China-Africa cooperation within a globally constrained environment

by Daryl Swanepoel

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Jul 12, 2023

Op-ed: New global trade and investment thinking

by Daryl Swanepoel

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Jul 3, 2023

Op-ed: Trust – the ‘glue’ that binds society together – is missing in SA

by Daryl Swanepoel

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May 29, 2023

Op-ed: Gender inequality - Men’s involvement in care: Contemplating the glass escalator

by Nicole Daniels, Jodi Wishnia and Daryl Swanepoel

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May 22, 2023

Op-ed: The personal is political: our families are blueprints for society

by Jodi Wishnia and Daryl Swanepoel

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May 15, 2023

Op-ed: Understanding gender inequality in caregiving and families

by Nicole Daniels and Daryl Swanepoel

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May 9, 2023

Media Release: Intent to emigrate decreases but remains a risk

Findings from the Inclusive Society Institute's GovDem Poll

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May 8, 2023

Op-ed: Beyond Colonialism: Türkiye's Unique Approach to Africa

by Daryl Swanepoel

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May 2, 2023

Media Release: Mistrust in immigrants remains alarmingly high

Findings from the Inclusive Society Institute's GovDem Poll

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Apr 25, 2023

Media Release: An opposition coalition at the national level is highly unlikely

Findings from the Inclusive Society Institute's GovDem Poll

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Apr 17, 2023

Media Release: Comment on President Ramaphosa assents to the Electoral Amendment Bill

by Daryl Swanepoel

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Apr 13, 2023

Media Release: Writing off outstanding E-Tolls under the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project

by Daryl Swanepoel

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Mar 22, 2023

Op-ed: A strong democracy comes with a price tag – and it’s worth every cent

by Daryl Swanepoel

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Mar 22, 2023

Op-ed: Social Cohesion: Getting Symbolism, Action and Rhetoric Right

by Daryl Swanepoel

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Mar 8, 2023

Media Release: Inclusive Society Institute calls on President Ramaphosa to consider constitutionality of Electoral Amendment Bill

by Daryl Swanepoel

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Mar 3, 2023

Op-ed: Born free, but not fair: Solutions to tackle youth inequality and unemployment in South Africa - Considered solutions to closing the gap on youth inequality and unemployment

by Beth Vale and Daryl Swanepoel

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Feb 28, 2023

Op-ed: Born free, but not fair: 5 ways we can support SA’s teens to stay in school without interventions along their life cycle, kids could well become the “disaffected youth” as early inequality gets compounded from birth, through school, and beyond.

by Beth Vale and Daryl Swanepoel

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Feb 20, 2023

Op-ed: Born free, but not fair: Setting the foundation for long-term learning and earning Interventions that support childhood development in the first 1,000 days of a child’s life have the potential to radically shift South Africa’s current inequality crisis.

by Michelle Flowers and Daryl Swanepoel

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Feb 16, 2023

Op-ed: Multi-Member Constituency model trumps Single Seat Constituency model

by Daryl Swanepoel

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Feb 14, 2023

Op-ed: Born free, but not fair

by Nicole Daniels and Daryl Swanepoel

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Feb 8, 2023

Op-ed: Coalitions must be built on trust and generosity

by Daryl Swanepoel

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Feb 8, 2023

Op-ed: Born free, but not fair: Understanding youth inequality Youth inequality accumulates over a life course, but there are critical moments where policy and programming can intervene to alleviate inequality and safeguard more just futures for young people

by Beth Vale and Daryl Swanepoel

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Feb 3, 2023

Op-ed: Sustainable population and possible standards of living

by Anton Cartwright

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Feb 3, 2023

Op-ed: Automatic voter registration: removing the thorn in the side of SA’s democracy

by Daryl Swanepoel

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Jan 23, 2023

Op-ed: African Philosophy and Social Justice: The inclusiveness and limitations of a continent’s political thought

by Mutshidz Maraganedzha

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Jan 20, 2023

Op-ed: Rise civil society: A new year’s resolution

by Klaus Kotzé

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Jan 13, 2023

Op-ed: End the Social Compact tug-of-war: Lessons from Denmark

by Daryl Swanepoel

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Nov 9 , 2022

Op-Ed: Parliament persists in passing an unconstitutional Electoral Amendment bill

by Inclusive Society Institute

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Nov 2 , 2022

Op-Ed: Democratising the United Nations

by Inclusive Society Institute

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Oct 27 , 2022

Op-Ed: A people-driven state is required for national renewal

by Inclusive Society Institute

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Oct 24 , 2022

Op-Ed: Contractionary fiscal consolidation versus expansionary stimulus implications for growth, employment and debt

by Inclusive Society Institute

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Oct 16 , 2022

Op-Ed: The world is on shaky ground, with South Africa no different

by Inclusive Society Institute

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Oct 12 , 2022

Op-Ed: UN Security Council Reform - A New Approach to Reconstructing the International Order

by Inclusive Society Institute

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Oct 06 , 2022

Op-Ed: The need for an evidence-based response to addressing Xenophobia in SA. The importance of addressing the real drivers of Xenophobia and Xenophobic vilolence.

by Inclusive Society Institute

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Sep 15, 2022

Op-Ed: SA must pull up its socks or tourism rebound may be short-lived

by Inclusive Society Institute

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Sep 08, 2022

Op-Ed: Challenges and solutions for local economic development in the City of Ekurhuleni

by Inclusive Society Institute

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Sep 05, 2022

Op-Ed: Climate change adaptation and resilience: An analysis of some Global and National Measures

by Inclusive Society Institute

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Aug 29, 2022

Media Release: Proposals to remedy current deficiencies in the proposed NHI bill

by Inclusive Society Institute

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Aug 23, 2022

Op-Ed: Grease the gears so the economic wheels can turn

by Inclusive Society Institute

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Jul 27, 2022

Op-Ed: As long as we keep failing our youth, the cycle of inequality will remain unbroken

by Inclusive Society Institute

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Jul 21, 2022

Media Release: Trust deficit between civil society and SAPS is flaming lawlessness in South Africa

by Inclusive Society Institute

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Jul 05, 2022

Op-Ed: Challenges and opportunities to enhance social mobilisation to combat corruption

by Prof Evangelos Mantzaris

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Jun 28, 2022

Op-Ed: Towards a national commitment

by Dr Klaus Kotzé

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May 26, 2022

Op-Ed: Social Cohesion: Taking stock of South Africa’s socio-political strategy

by Dr Klaus Kotzé

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May 26, 2022

Op-Ed: Get the basics right to reboot growth

by Daryl Swanepoel

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May 11, 2022

Op-Ed: The preconditions for a South African welfare state

by Dr Klaus Kotzé

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Apr 11, 2022

Op-Ed: Leveraging ideas of hope to reduce inequality in South Africa

by Anja Smith, Jodi Wishnia, Carmen Christian and Daryl Swanepoel

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Apr 11, 2022

Op-Ed: The Russia-Ukraine conflict: Impact on South Africa, fellow BRICS members and Africa

by William Gumede

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Apr 07, 2022

Op-Ed: The establishment of a National Anti-Corruption Agency for South Africa

by Daryl Swanepoel

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Apr 06, 2022

Op-Ed: Rejuvenating South Africa's economy - a labour sector perspective

by Daryl Swanepoel

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Mar 28, 2022

Op-Ed: Efficient logistics needed to keep agri-exports on the right track

by Daryl Swanepoel

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Mar 14, 2022

Op-Ed: Back to basics to better economy - Getting fundamentals right will reverse economic woes

by Daryl Swanepoel

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Mar 10, 2022

Op-Ed: Crisis in Europe highlights critical importance of self-sufficient, secure and stable energy production

by Daryl Swanepoel

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Feb 16, 2022

Social Democracy: A pathway for South Africa's development

by Dr Klause Kotzé

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Feb 03, 2022

WEF Global Risks Report 2022 suggests it cannot be business as usual

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Feb 02, 2022

Preventing corruption is the key

by Willie Hofmeyr

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Jan 31, 2022

South Africa investing in the ICT sector is a no-brainer

by Daryl Swanepoel

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Jan 28, 2022

The effects of corruption

by Prof Pregala Solosh Pillay

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Jan 17, 2022

Anti-corruption agencies need to be nurtured

by Prof Andrew Spalding

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Jan 13, 2022

Different types of anti-corruption agencies

by Drago Kos

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Jan 12, 2022

Construction sector: A friend in need is a friend indeed. Let the private sector help

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Dec 7, 2021

Rejuvenating South Africa's economy - a retail sector perspective

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Dec 3, 2021

Speech delivered by Vusi Khanyile, Chairperson of the Inclusive Society Institute, to the Integritasza Conference, Wellington, South Africa

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Nov 11, 2021

ISI meets Deputy Minister of Finance - Present NHI and Inequality research outcomes

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Nov 8, 2021

Op-Ed: Rejuvenating South Africa's economy - A SMME sector perspective

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Nov 8, 2021

Op-Ed: South Africa needs an urgent national security and intelligence assessment

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Nov 2, 2021

ANC support dips, but it is still best placed to win local government election

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Nov 2, 2021

Op-Ed: SA's Jekyll and Hyde economy has investors second guessing

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Sep 16, 2021

Op-Ed: Would you choose NHI as our universal health care scheme if you knew the costs twenty years from now?

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Sep 15, 2021

Op-Ed: Local government challenges: How far have we come?

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Sep 8, 2021

Op-Ed: South African courts: Are they guilty of judicial overreach or merely upholding the rule of law?

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Sep 6, 2021

Op-Ed: Assessing crime intelligence in South Africa

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Aug 27, 2021

Op-Ed: Rebuilding US-Africa relations under the Biden administration and its nexus with China

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Aug 26, 2021

Achieving wellbeing equality for South Africans: a dream that shouldn’t be deferred

by the Inclusive Society Institute 

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Aug 13, 2021

Op-Ed: Reviving factories can fire up a much-needed growth engine

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Aug 11, 2021

South Africa's developmental model: The significance of state-owned enterprises

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Jun 23, 2021

Challenging climate change: The transition to a sustainable economy

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Jun 10, 2021

No quick fixes for SA's woes but glimmer of hope on the horizon

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May 31, 2021

Restoring faith in South Africa key to rejuvenating the economy

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May 5, 2021

Survey suggests voter support for party system in SA

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Apr 8, 2021

ISI presents electoral system proposals to IEC

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Mar 16, 2021

COVID-19: Severe blow to long-term employment prospects

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Jan 28, 2021

Speech by Daryl Swanepoel, CEO, Inclusive Society Institute, South Africa: International Conference on Poverty Alleviation: China's rationale, Beijing, China

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Jan 25, 2021

Op-Ed: Slowing the population growth is vital for South Africa's economic recovery

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Dec 11, 2020

Op-Ed: The US-China-Africa nexus under a Biden administration

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Dec 11, 2020

Op-Ed: ISI Annual Lecture with Justice Albie Sachs

Prosperity through inclusivity

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Aug 13, 2020

Op-Ed: South African and the 12th summit of BRICS

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Aug 12, 2020

Op-Ed: Universal Health Coverage pathways for South Africa

Areas of misalignment between stakeholders on the NHI Bill require further engagement

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Aug 11, 2020

Universal Health Coverage pathways for South Africa

Areas of misalignment between stakeholders on the NHI Bill require further engagement

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Aug 3, 2020

Op-Ed: COVID-19

US-China discord and its impact on Sino-South African relations

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Jul 21, 2020

LGBT+ survey findings

Survey on everyday experience of the LGBT+ communicy finds inequality and discrimination still rife, and mental health potentially a crisis in the making

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Jul 14, 2020

National health insurance Bill

Parliament's Portfolio Committee would be well-advised first to obtain legal clarity on constitutionality

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May 20, 2020

COVID-19

ANC members and supporters show overwhelming support for government measures and ANC leadership, but are concerned about the future of the economy

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