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.
Feb 7th 2018 – Erin Winick – MIT Technology Review
The three phases of the future of work due to automation.