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I was going to use this column to try to begin a conversation about how SA should be responding to the beginning of the end of the damage the virus has done to us. The government was in one way rather pleased about the pandemic because it thought it would provide it with an opportunity to recast a “new economy” from the ruins it imagined the virus would leave behind.

Sadly, things haven’t turned out that badly and the government now finds itself implementing industrial policies based on a seismic event that only ever existed on paper. Yes, we may get a third wave, and yes, the virus may disrupt our personal lives for years to come. But an industrial watershed it is not...

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