Jan 25 2019 – Kevin Roose – The New York Times
This year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, where business leaders’ public positions on automation’s impact on workers did not match the views they shared privately.
Oct 1 2018 – Jon Christian – Futurism
Experts predict that automation is going to replace hundreds of millions of jobs over the next few decades.
July 11 2018 – Eric Johnson – Recode
So says Annie Lowrey, the author of a new book called “Give People Money: How a Universal Basic Income Would End Poverty, Revolutionize Work, and Remake the World.”
July 9 2018 – Nathan Heller – The New Yorker
Thus far, Universal Basic Income lives entirely in people’s heads—untried at any major scale.
June 20 2018 – Brian Bergstein – Technology Review
A Canadian province is giving people money with no strings attached—revealing both the appeal and the limitations of the idea.
May 30 2018 – Peter S. Goodman – The New York Times
Long plagued by poverty and desperation, Stockton, Calif., is testing universal basic income as a means of improving the lives of its residents.
May 3 2018 – Feng Xiang – Washington Post
If AI can rationally allocate resources and fairly share the wealth it creates, a successful planned economy could be achievable.
Mar 14 2018 – Steve LeVine – Axios
Harvard economist Ed Glaeser says something dark is going on within a chunk of U.S. geography stretching north from Louisiana to Michigan. The “Eastern Heartland,” as he calls it, is an “epicenter of troubled America, an epicenter of hopelessness.”
Mar 14 2018 – Steve Levine – Axios
Machines are aiding the growth of the wage gap.
Mar 14 2018 – Eric Johnson – Recode
In his new book “Fair Shot,” Hughes outlines a proposal for “guaranteed income,” to lift health and education outcomes in the U.S.