July 2009

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Job Growth Stifled by Bureaucratic Intervention

Picture: Rob Barret Glenn Ashton - Apartheid South Africa was an arcanely bureaucratic, over regulated society. Through laws both petty and detailed, it regulated the lives of its citizens in ways that continue to affect us today. While we have cast off the chains of legalised racism we have not sworn off our national propensity to rely on centralised regulation through arcane legal structures to arrive at the collective goals we visualised when queueing to vote in 1994. This reliance on the law, while perhaps necessary to...