Leon Louw Columnist

President Jacob Zuma is right, we need radical economic transformation. The reason is simple. We have radical economic stagnation, economic illiteracy, unemployment, pessimism, corruption, capital and skills flight, protests, junk status and infrastructure decay. We also have radically failed economic policies, state-owned enterprises, education and health services. We face radically false claims of racism, inequality, white monopoly capital, neocolonialism and slow change. Virtually everything is in need of radically transformative intensive care. We need to transform radical disaster into radical prosperity. Positive transformation might rescue the ANC from the radical failure of its alliance with Cosatu and the South African Communist Party.

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