Complimentary copy of New Agenda 73

IFAA is pleased to offer you a complimentary digital copy of our latest issue of New Agenda. Issue 73 covers a range of topics but has a specific focus on higher education in South Africa. This feature includes an interview with Wits Vice-Chancellor Adam Habib as well as two critical engagements with UCT's Curriculum Change... Continue Reading →

IFAA Deputy Director named in Mail and Guardian Top 200 Young South Africans

IFAA is proud to announce that its Deputy Director, Michael Nassen Smith, has been named as one of Mail and Guardian's Top 200 Young South Africans in the category of Politics and Government. M&G describes the list as "not an award as much as it is a mark of distinction — a number of young... Continue Reading →

Rethinking Economics for Africa Essay Competition

The Institute for African Alternatives, the Institute for Economic Justice and the Rethinking Economics for Africa student network  invite all students registered for an undergrad, honours or masters at a South African University to submit essays addressing the following question: “South African Inequality can be solved within the context of neoliberal capitalism.” Critically evaluate this... Continue Reading →

Mapping a path for South Africa’s economic revival

The Institute for African Alternatives (IFAA) recently brought together some of South Africa's leading progressive economists to discuss the country's seriously weak economy. This emerged out of concern about the narrow scope of the Presidency's international investment drive and a recognition that this does not provide the answer to the country's urgent need for reform... Continue Reading →

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