There is a growing sense that our political system isn’t functioning as it should. There were similar feelings in the 1760’s and 1770’s, when the British overlords strayed onto a course that eventually led to political upheaval and revolution. 193 more words
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“It’s not about making money; it’s about making a difference.” – Dan Price, CEO Gravity Payments
Many times in the past few years, I have commented, snarkily, about the notorious 1% … the group of wealthy magnates who, though they account for only 1% of the population, control more than 90% of the wealth of the nation. 1,092 more words
"Everyone can enjoy a life of luxurious leisure if the machine-produced wealth is shared, or most people can end up miserably poor if the machine-owners successfully lobby against wealth redistribution"*...
What can a 19th-century rebellion against automation can teach us about the coming war– the robots are coming!– in the job market?
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Clive Thompson, an author and journalist at the…