A New Dawn: Rational Standard Discussion
The Rational Standard crew discuss current events affecting South Africa, from the New Dawn, Eskom, and Matric results to the new Gun Amnesty and gun control project.Join us for this first episode of a new format where we unravel the political state of South Africa.
Hügo Krüger: Recent changes within the DA and Maimane's resignation
In this episode we talk with Rational Standard contributor Hügo Krüger. We talk about the recent changes which have been going on with the Democratic Alliance such as the resignation of Mmusi Maimane and Herman Mashaba. Remember to follow us on twitter @RationalStand
Nicholas Woode-Smith: Some reflections on university in South Africa
In this episode we talk with Rational Standard Editor Nicholas Woode-Smith about university in South Africa and how the academic environment has changed since the beginning of Fallism.
Jasson Urbach: The NHI and why we can't afford it (to say the least)
In this episode we talk to Jasson Urbach, director of the Free Market Foundation. In this episode we discuss South Africa's new proposed healthcare legislation, the National Health Insurance (NHI).
Lo Ming Hin: What are Hong Kong's protest all about?
In this episode, we talk to former Hong Kong Students for Liberty head Lo Ming Hin. We discuss the history of Hong Kong, why rent is such a problem and what exactly is going on behind the recent protests .Lo Ming Hin is the founder of Hong Kong Students for liberty and previously worked at Hong Kong's free-market think tank The Lion Rock Institute.
John Steenhuisen: SOEs, Parliament and how the DA can Improve
In this episode, we talk with Chief Whip of the Democratic Alliance caucus in the National Assembly John Steenhuisen. We discuss a variety of issues included how SOEs are taking up bigger and bigger chunks of the budget, how the chaos in parliament has had both benefits and drawbacks and how the DA and can improve in their next election.