Sept 7 2018 – Susan Fowler – Vanity Fair
Gig-economy companies like Uber and Instacart are on the verge of overtaking the traditional economy. And the only people who understand the threat are the ones enabling it.
July 10 2018 – Michael Solomon – 10x Management
We need to find a new measure of unemployment that factors in those who are so disillusioned and disenfranchised by either the job market or specifically, the competition from automation and artificial intelligence that they have given up the search for full-time employment.
July 8 2018 – Steve LeVine – Axios
For two years, historians, economists and others have pondered whether western leaders, facing a growing populist challenge, must prepare for an even greater temblor resembling the French Revolution or 1930s fascism.
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.
Apr 11 2018 – Steve LeVine – Axios
Wages end up suppressed because automation happens in steps, steadily eroding the value of a job as it assumes control of the tasks required to do it.