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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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Soon: Killer Robots

From the Atlantic: Coming Soon to a Battlefield: Robots That Can Kill, Tomorrow’s wars will be faster, more high-tech, and less human than ever before. Welcome to a new era of machine-driven warfare. All too soon, we are going to face a revolution in military affairs. Increasingly, fighting…and killing…will be done by machines. And they…

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DARPA Wants An Underground Base?

Okay, this sounds like something out of a Bond movie. According to Futurism.com, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has tweeted that it is seeking underground facilities of unspecified tests. The specific tweet reads as follows, “Attention, city dwellers! We’re interested in identifying university-owned or commercially managed underground urban tunnels & facilities able to…

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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

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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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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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SciFi For The 1%

Once again, our editor, Michael Jay Tucker, offers us a short video. This time, it’s a science fiction story about the wonderful, wonderful future of the obscenely rich and the grossly powerful… And what happens to them afterwards.     SciFi For the 1% from MJT1957 on Vimeo.  

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