VER­BA­TIM

The Woolwich Observer - - COMMENT -

“The need for a steady in­come among mid­dle-class Cana­di­ans is ac­cel­er­at­ing as the labour-mar­ket changes. Sil­i­con Val­ley hyperbole imag­ines robots re­plac­ing hu­man labour, and that has hap­pened for many fac­tory jobs, but a much more likely out­come is that au­to­ma­tion will change the way work is done.”

Eve­lyn L For­get, a health econ­o­mist at the Univer­sity of Man­i­toba and the au­thor of Ba­sic In­come For Cana­di­ans: The Key to a Health­ier, Hap­pier, More Se­cure Life, ar­gues a uni­ver­sal ba­sic in­come is in­evitable

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