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Trump & The Steel Collar Worker

Trump came to power partly by promising jobs to everyone…at least everyone who was white and a conservative. But the reality is that he can’t and he won’t deliver on that promise. Economics and technology make it impossible for him to do so. Consider this article from Barrons: One Area of the Industrial Economy Is…

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Yang Distresses Me

From the Editor’s Desk I am distressed by how often I find myself writing about Andrew Yang, this year’s most inexplicable candidate for President. I don’t think he should be president. He doesn’t have the background for it. He’s a successful high tech CEO, yes, but that really isn’t what you need to be in…

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And Steel Collar Dogs…

The other day we wrote about the rise of “steel collar workers,” and how neither the GOP nor mainstream Democrats seem to understand how rapidly robots are taking over most jobs. That’s scary, in that it means the people who are running the country appear unaware of its most pressing social and economic issues. Indeed,…

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Steel Collar Workers

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It is one more pernicious myths of the Trumpian Right that “illegal immigrants” are stealing jobs from “real Americans.” The reality, of course, is that jobs weren’t there to be stolen. Long ago, CEOs, MBAs, and Corporations sent them overseas–that is, to places like China, where labor costs were low and unions were non-existent. The…

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Steel Collar Workers

robots

It is one more pernicious myths of the Trumpian Right that “illegal immigrants” are stealing jobs from “real Americans.” The reality, of course, is that jobs weren’t there to be stolen. Long ago, CEOs, MBAs, and Corporations sent them overseas–that is, to places like China, where labor costs were low and unions were non-existent. The…

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The Robots are Coming… The Robots are coming…

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You may ask yourself what does automation have to do with progressive or liberal policy and the answer is EVERYTHING going forward. Look currently how many people have been economically forced into jobs like Uber or Lyft?  Ask around and don’t be surprised to find the person hauling you around town might have an advanced…

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Education: The Plight of Our Age.

By Nathaniel Tubbs   “No act of kidness, no matter how small, is wasted.” –Aseop’s Fables Our party, our nation is divided. And as this crisis looms yet another grows, the crisis of our age – the crisis of our youth. Dashed futures, rainy dreams and dreary eyes clasp out for a brighter future. A…

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