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Remember the basic income grant South African labour unions, churches and NGOs campaigned for back in the 1990s and early noughties, but on which Trevor Manuel’s Treasury frowned on as a fiscal nonstarter? Silicon Valley A-lister Sam Altman thinks the US will have to adopt something like it within the next generation or two — and he’s not alone.

Source: LETTER FROM WASHINGTON: Moving slowly towards a basic income grant | Columnists | BDlive

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