PETER ATTARD MONTALTO: Budget is already under pressure
Student protests are a live example of the politics of austerity in action
Student protests in emerging markets are an emotive issue. Overexcited analysts love jumping to Arab Spring analogies.
Yet young people undergoing political awakening, mingled with raised expectations through the end of the Zuma administration of what was possible from university education, is a potent mix as it crashes into the brick wall that is the fiscal reality...