Comment of the Day: Automation Is Wage Reduction

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Automation gets glorified in some circles and vilified in others, but really it’s just another management move like all the others. Which is why Jack Shaftoe’s comment on today’s The Morning Shift needs to be highlighted:

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Automation is good, automation is bad, automation is coming, so we might as well have a universal basic income to deal with it. Or we can do nothing and just see how it plays out. Either way, here’s some music:

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Aaron Gordon

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