Universal basic income: The answer to the automation of our labour market?

Universal basic income: The answer to the automation of our labour market?

The world is facing a fundamental threat to the labour market, and therefore to the livelihood of nearly every individual in society. While technology advancements are praised for increasing productivity, that very increase provides incentives for employers to switch from human labour to technological capital, potentially creating mass structural unemployment. If this is the future we face, how can we ensure that the gains from increased production are not only profiting business leaders at the expense of the common worker? There is a possible economic solution currently taking centre stage [...]

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