Automation Doesn’t Have to Be a Problem, But It Requires Societal Change

An anxiety has been festering amongst the working class since at least the 1980s: robots are going to take our jobs.  Automation has posed competition, especially for blue-collar workers, for decades as their jobs could potentially be replaced by automatons whose name

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Debt, Underemployment, and Capitalism: The Rise of Twenty-First-Century Serfdom

*This article is reprinted with permission from the Hampton Institute.  By Cherise Charleswell & Colin Jenkins Systemic contradictions of capitalism have only intensified in the neoliberal era. Structural unemployment, a phenomenon directly related to capitalist modes of production, has continued unabated, creating

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