articles tagged: economy
all your jobs are belong to us?
# tech

all your jobs are belong to us?

Not only are robots stealing your job, more often than not, you're helping them with nowhere to go after receiving your pink slip...

wealth, taxes, and snake oil finance
# politics

wealth, taxes, and snake oil finance

Extreme inequality caused by runaway capital gains is eating away at the global economy. But high taxes on passive income won't be a panacea.

that’s not what we meant by iron chef…
# tech

that’s not what we meant by iron chef…

The next job in line to get automated seems to be line cooks, raising even more alarms about the future of work and the economy.

the futile search for the goldilocks employee
# politics

the futile search for the goldilocks employee

Companies are becoming so unreasonably picky that management experts and consultants are alarmed. Potential employees should be too.

why there are phds in the unemployment line…
# education

why there are phds in the unemployment line…

We're ignoring the fact that the professors who teach future generations are in deep financial holes and can't seem to get out.

the fundamentalist problem of a modern society
# politics

the fundamentalist problem of a modern society

People of faith contribute to society in countless ways. Fundamentalists, however, are a millstone around its neck.

the rise and fall of the mythical corporation
# politics

the rise and fall of the mythical corporation

Did the politicians and pundits who sing the virtues of corporate wisdom and privatization ever actually work for one?

go to college, get a degree, and then what?
# education

go to college, get a degree, and then what?

A study of over 2,000 students found some very disturbing facts about the American college system.

when we’re not allowed to fix our problems
# politics

when we’re not allowed to fix our problems

We know what ails us and how to solve it. We just seem unable and unwilling to take the next step and implement those fixes.

robots just might take your job. and keep it.
# tech

robots just might take your job. and keep it.

Being replaced by machines at work is no longer a utopian prediction. It's a grim reality for which our leaders haven't even tried to prepare.

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