Focus

Focus is the journal of the HSF. It is used as a forum for public debate and adds new, fresh voices to the policy dialogue. Focus consists of articles and book reviews by academics, public intellectuals, researchers, and policy experts. Focus is published in digital form and is made available for free here on the HSF website.
By Helen Suzman Foundation
Nov 26, 1995

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Focus 1 - Fourth Quarter 1995

Focus 1 - Fourth Quarter 1995

Building the one-party state? The strange case of the Non-Profit Organisations Bill: The new "NGO Bill" gives the Government frighteningly interventionist powers over the non-governmental sector. Interview with Bill Johnson, director of The Helen Suzman Foundation: "I voted Labour more often than anything else but latterly I tended to vote Liberal."

By Helen Suzman Foundation

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Focus 80- Nationalism and Populism

This edition of Focus looks at the global rise of nationalist politics and populist policies. Against the backdrop of numerous major international events that have brought these issues back firmly onto the global political agenda, this edition will explore the ramifications of the rise of this political and social shift for South Africa and the world. In doing so, it will look at the history of these concepts, their theoretical foundations, the social and economic factors that drive them and their potential impact.

By Helen Suzman Foundation

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Focus 80- Nationalism and Populism

Focus 80- Nationalism and Populism

This edition of Focus will explore the growth of nationalism, and populism and how domestic forces and the global environment impact on South Africa. Against the backdrop of a global trend towards nationalist politics and populist policies this edition looks at the origins of this new era of politics, its theoretical foundations and the impact that it could have on South Africa and the world.