What’s Going on in the Workforce?
“We are slowly entering the robotic revolution…” Look, there are even charts! And technologist Martin Ford points out that automation and worker fears of replacement may lead to deflation as well.
Excellent piece from Forbes on the hazards that sharing economy workers face AFTER they get hurt at work.
If robots have temp agencies, can a robot union be far behind?
Sarcasm is a beautiful thing. Henry Blodget cheers on capital for “crushing” labor, and laments the probably outcome.
Sharing, Solidarity & Sustainability
Reputation, reputation, reputation
Maybe we should replace “don’t be evil” with “don’t be creepy” as an internet age mantra? Until then, campaigns will be scraping your grocery receipts
to target you.
The FBI thinks it doesn’t need a warrant
to spy on your cell phone in public. Think about that at your next demonstration.
Philly folks—David Dylan Thomas is giving a talk at Penn on January 29th—details here
. We interviewed David
back in September of last year…
This week brings another installment of In These Times updates on Stud Terkel’s Working—here’s the Adjunct Instructor