Paid Not to Work: How Universal Basic Income Might Compensate for Coming Job Losses

The unemployment rate for the United States hovers around the 4% mark currently. But that number represents only the amount of people who are unemployed and also actively looking for work. Meanwhile, the workforce participation rate was 62% in 2015, meaning that almost 40% of Americans were unemployed but have completely given up on looking for new […]

7 Jobs That Will Disappear Due to Automation

Technology and automation, particularly artificial intelligence, means there are jobs that will disappear due to automation. By 2030, well over 1 million American jobs from all strata of industry may disappear, say experts. That’s why some politicians are already talking about universal basic income as a way to help people whose livelihoods are made obsolete […]