A seven-pillar plan to rid SA of debt, unemployment and austerity

We have the resources to lift the country onto a growth path and achieve full employment

25 February 2024 - 00:00 By DUMA GQUBULE

In a 1933 radio interview, John Maynard Keynes, the father of macroeconomics, said: “You will never balance the budget through measures which reduce national income. The chancellor would simply be chasing his own tail — or cloven hoof! It is the burden of unemployment and the decline in the national income which are upsetting the budget. Look after unemployment and the budget will look after itself.”..

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