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.
Feb 7th 2018 – Erin Winick – MIT Technology Review
The three phases of the future of work due to automation.
Feb 6 2018 – Cheng Ting-Fang – Nikki Asian Review
Automation is taking out 10,000 jobs in a China manufacturing company.
Feb 6 2018 – Gina Bellafante – New York Times
This tragically speaks to the direction things will head if we don’t plan for the changes in employment that have already happened and are going to happen in much bigger ways imminently.
Jan 25 2018 – Erin Winick – MIT Technology Review
There are about as many opinions as there are experts.
Jan 4 2018 – Erin Winick – MIT Technology Review4
British government policies to boost income for poorly paying jobs could actually incentivize firms to automate instead.