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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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Andrew Yang: What Do We Make Of Him?

Among the distressingly many candidates running for as nomination as the Democrat’s pick for president, one of the more remarkable is Andrew Yang. A complete political novice, though a high-tech business success, Yang is unusual among the candidates in that he bases his political program on what might be called futurism. He sees an America…

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How Universal Basic Income (UBI) in America would Work

In order to help put a floor on poverty in this country I believe use of a universal basic income would be one of the most effective tools.   It would be one of the only ways to help offset the increasing wealth gap and help ensure that everyone can afford life’s necessities.   As…

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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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