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Q.1390

The Nobel Prize-winning South African author Nadine Gordimer died in July 2014. She was particularly well-known for her anti-discriminatory stance on several issues, particularly against the apartheid policy of her country.

Apart from the Nobel, Gordimer won several other awards such as the Booker Prize. She famously rejected her shortlist for another notable literary award, the Orange Prize in 1998. Why did she do so?

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In Jan 2017, Finland became the first country in Europe to officially experiment with this socio-economic concept. Similar experiments are scheduled for many Dutch cities and the Canadian city of Ontario in 2017. In the case of Finland, the figure is 560 Euros a month. What concept?

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