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Andrew Yang isn’t going to even sniff the Democratic nomination in 2020 and nor should he. But someone getting media attention by raising alarms about automation is actually important. That candidate is Andrew Yang, a well-connected New York businessman who is mounting a longer-than-long-shot bid for the White House. Mr. Yang, a former tech executive […]

Made in the USA

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On April 18, 2017

Sure, I roll my eyes at companies saying they can’t actually make their products in the United States because they can’t get their supply chains here. Well, you can always make the parts y

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The Jobless Future

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On March 27, 2017
Above: The United States, circa 2040 Who is ready for our jobless future? Thirty-eight percent of jobs in the U.S. are at high risk of being replaced by robots and artificial intelligence over the next 15 years, according to a new report by PwC. Meanwhile, only 30% of jobs in the U.K. are similarly endangered. […]
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I spent yesterday with the great liberal journalist John Nichols. We brought him on campus to speak to our students and the general public about inequality and politics. I was pretty amazed that we were able to get him a week before the election. How timely. And he’s an incredibly entertaining guy to talk to […]
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