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The threat of the widespread automation of the economy puts two strands of American ideology into direct conflict: the value of technological innovation and the insistence that one's living must be earned. Out of this conflict, people from all parts of the political spectrum are increasingly supportive of a universal basic income. But are the robots coming for our jobs? If so, can we find new ones? What will a mostly automated economy look like?
Toby Napoletano, Michael Hughes