If there’s digital revolution happening, the Democratic presidential candidates seem mostly unaware

Plenty of American had probably never heard of Andrew Yang before last night’s Democratic presidential debate. Many were also probably unfamiliar with Yang’s big idea to pay a “ universal basic income ” to all Americans. And as he explained during the debate, “…this is the move we have to make particularly as technology is now automating away millions of American’s jobs.” REUTERS/Issei Kato Actually the automation threat is worse than that. Automation will affect something like, I dunno, 100% of jobs — at least in some way or another. Of course, this doesn’t necessarily mean mass unemployment. Just […]

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