Focus on inequality distracts ANC from tackling the real issues
While apartheid is dead the outdated feudal system keeps the country’s poor dependent on the governing party
Discovering it could defang critics with one word, the ANC institutionalised the term “inequality”, and most people now emphasise it when describing SA’s economy.
Whereas the top policy objective of the past 25 years needed to be growth sufficient to defeat poverty, the national dialogue has failed to challenge the political expediency of overprioritising redistribution and transformation. ..