LUKANYO MNYANDA: SA is burning yet Cosatu wants debates
Cosatu’s rather predictable and petulant reaction to finance minister Tito Mboweni’s economic strategy document last week reminded me of a conversation I had more than two decades ago.
It may have been at a launch of yet another economic blueprint, one of those that never saw the light of day. I happened to be having a conversation with Raymond Parsons, who at the time headed the SA Chamber of Business. We had been discussing one policy proposal and I asked him if he thought it would be ideologically acceptable to the alliance.