The brave new world of robots and lost jobs


Automation is more of a threat to job security than trade deals or immigration.

The political debate needs to engage the taboo topic of guaranteeing economic security to families — through a universal basic income, or a greatly expanded earned-income tax credit, or a 1930s-style plan for public-works employment. Ranting about bad trade deals won’t begin to address the problem.

Source: The brave new world of robots and lost jobs – The Washington Post

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