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The Robots Are Coming

Economic and technological changes were among the factors that put Trump into the White House. Machines do more and more of what used to be considered uniquely human labor. This article from The Atlantic makes that point particularly well. And we still have the problem. Even when we get Trump out of the White House,…

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GM Announces Vast Layoffs

From the “so much winning” file. General Motors has announced sweeping layoffs and plant closures. According the Washington Post, the company will “lay off 15 percent of salaried workers, halt production at five plants in U.S. and Canada.“ This is a serious body blow to the American economy and may reveal much about how hollow…

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