Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: Technology

Workers of the Future, Unite

We need to prepare for a future in which advances in productivity – from technology or other sources – are shared more equally than they are today.

Three Middle-Class-Killing Industries for 2016

The companies in the spotlight are specialists in the disdainful business practices that permeate their industries.

Why Big Tech May be Getting Too Big

Americans are in a false debate over free market vs. government. This discussion leads us to the questions: who are the real influencers over legislative decisions and who will ultimately win this game?

Labor Day 2028

By 2028 will technology replace all work, leaving no one worried about making money? If John Maynard Keynes' prediction is right, we must learn how to redistribute the profits from these labor-saving inventions—and fast.

The Lonely American

In today's technological day and age it's impossible to build relationships and structures that are vital for civic engagement and resistance to corporate power. Yet, have we been transformed into commodities?

The ‘iEverything’ and the Redistributional Imperative

The newest business model using new technologies isn't just labor-replacing, it's knowledge-replacing. As the ratio of producers to customers continues to plummet, the profits go to an ever-smaller circle of executives and owner-investors.

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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.