Minimum wages, unions and employment

The debate around jobs, jobs at any cost, fair wages, fair working conditions, exploitation and what truly is best for the economy is complex.  Don’t let anyone tell you different.  If it really were that simple we’d have finished having the same debate while the Feudal System was still active. However, the recognition of the …

Clear, Simple and Wrong

The reason opinions are so cheap is that everyone has one and nobody wants to buy anyone else’s. I’m no different. I’m not going to try to sell you mine. I would like to present you with some ideas to think about before you overpay for someone else’s though. Jon commented on a recent post …

Our currency isn’t alone (get Real)

The Rand is much stronger against the US Dollar now than any time in the last 18 months. Aside from a brief blip at the end of 2007, it’s actually back to 2006 for the Rand to be stronger. Given that our inflation has been higher than US inflation by some margin at every point …