A post-employment society is looming

If the government sent you a check for $961.58 every two weeks — $25,000 a year — for the rest of your life, with adjustments for inflation, would that be enough for you to walk away from the working world forever?

How about $20,000 a year? $15,000? $10,000?

And there’s another side to that question. If you could get $25,000 a year to stay home, how much would you demand before showing up for work?These aren’t rhetorical questions. For those of us dependent on paychecks to put food on the table and sleep indoors every night, this could be our future, […]

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