HSF briefs

Helen Suzman Foundation | Apr 08, 2015
Can we start the long haul now?
Jul 12, 2018
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Charles Simkins

We live in a vertiginous age, in a Dadaesque social and political world. Can the ground be prepared for economic recovery in this politically unstable environment?

Parliamentary Submission: Section 25 (Property Rights)
Jun 19, 2018
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Anton van Dalsen & Mira Menell Briel

As part of its public participation process, the Joint Constitutional Review Committee of Parliament called for submissions on the review of Section 25 of the Constitution (the Property Clause), following a motion passed by the National Assembly on 27 February 2018, relating to expropriation without compensation.

Constitutional damages: Recent decisions in focus
Jun 14, 2018
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Michelle Toxopeüs

This brief explores the concept of “constitutional damages” in South Africa and why they were awarded to the loved ones and survivors in the Life Esidimeni arbitration, but not to Michael Komape’s family.

Reflections on the Minimum Wage Bill
Jun 13, 2018
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Jade Tess Weiner

This brief considers the current status of the National Minimum Wage Bill, its limitations and whether its impact will achieve its intended purpose – to advance economic development and social justice.