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A podcast that brings you cutting-edge ideas on how to create a just economy and society. We have conversations with policymakers and activists at the forefront of efforts to transform our society.
Join Isobel Frye, a Lawyer and Social Justice activist, who strives to provide you with information and insights so that you can have meaningful debates in your spaces and communities.

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A podcast that brings you cutting-edge ideas on how to create a just economy and society. We have conversations with policymakers and activists at the forefront of efforts to transform our society.
Join Isobel Frye, a Lawyer and Social Justice activist, who strives to provide you with information and insights so that you can have meaningful debates in your spaces and communities.

    Power Disruptor Ayanda Sishi Part 2 | Youth and Gender Activism and BIG

    Power Disruptor Ayanda Sishi Part 2 | Youth and Gender Activism and BIG

    Youth and Gender activist, Ayanda Sishi Wigzell speaks to Isobel Frye, Khutso Makobela and Amahle Ngwenya of SPI on Basic Income Grant in this two-part episode.

    In Part One Ayanda talks about the importance of Dignity in defining her activism and how poverty actively erodes this. Growing up she saw how grants enabled poor people in her surrounds to live with greater dignity of purpose.

    In Part Two Ayanda talks with great passion about the divide and distance between formal politicians and the youth in South Africa, concluding that if there were any decent politicians in South Africa today we would have had a universal Basic Income Grant a long time back.

    • 26 min
    Power Disruptor Ayanda Sishi Part 1 | Youth and Gender Activism and BIG

    Power Disruptor Ayanda Sishi Part 1 | Youth and Gender Activism and BIG

    Youth and Gender activist Ayanda Sishi Wigzell speaks to Isobel Frye, Khutso Makobela, and Amahle Ngwenya of SPI on Basic Income Grant in this two-part episode.

    Ayanda talks about the importance of dignity in defining her activism and how poverty actively erodes this. Growing up she saw how grants enabled poor people in her surroundings to live with greater dignity of purpose.

    • 36 min
    In the Balance Part 2 | Hein Marais unpacks his recent political economy of UBI

    In the Balance Part 2 | Hein Marais unpacks his recent political economy of UBI

    In this episode, Hein Marais, author of two critical works on the political economy of the South African transition and the stagnation of change, explains his reasoning for a universal basic income. Marais identifies the growing support of business for the idea and also says why the idea has traction now not only in South Africa but also globally.

    • 24 min
    In the Balance Part 1 | Hein Marais unpacks his recent political economy of UBI

    In the Balance Part 1 | Hein Marais unpacks his recent political economy of UBI

    In this episode, Hein Marais, author of two critical works on the political economy of the South African transition and the stagnation of change, explains his reasoning for a universal basic income. Marais identifies the growing support of business for the idea and also says why the idea has traction now not only in South Africa but also globally.

    • 36 min
    A BIG just makes sense | Portia Derby and Derek Thomas tell it like it is

    A BIG just makes sense | Portia Derby and Derek Thomas tell it like it is

    Portia Derby, Group Head of Transnet and Derek Thomas, co-founder and shareholder of Letsema Holdings, talk about why a BIG is the only common sense thing to do to get SA back on track and share their early awakenings of the inequality and madness of Apartheid which formed their commitment to social justice today.

    • 53 min
    Can South Africa Reimagine Economic Policy | Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi

    Can South Africa Reimagine Economic Policy | Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi

    Can South Africa Reimagine Economic Policy after 26 years of Democracy — Why has South Africa failed to transform its economy?
    During this episode, we have a conversation with Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi who served as a cabinet minister between 1996 and 2008. We explore social and macroeconomic policies during the first 15 years of democracy. We ask her how South Africa can recover from its deepest economic depression in a century.

    • 55 min

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