As Tech Takes Jobs, Govts Debate Guaranteed Income

As Tech Takes Jobs, Govts Debate Guaranteed Income

The robots are coming for our jobs. Someday, they’ll take the wheel from human truckers, the plow from human farmers, the scalpel from human surgeons and maybe even the paintbrush from artists. But how exactly will society cope with the transition of jobs from human to machine hands?

The answer to that could be a basic income, a stipend provided by the state as a social safety net for displaced workers. In fact, President Barack Obama even weighed in on the idea of a basic income in a recent interview with Wired. “Whether a universal income is the right model […]

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