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Is the World Becoming Wealthier or Poorer?

The core assumption of Universal Basic Income (UBI) and other plans to redistribute wealth and income more broadly is that the world is becoming wealthier, and so the pool of income and wealth that can be taxed is always expanding. … Continue reading

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Automation Doesn’t Just Destroy Jobs–It Destroys Profits, Too

The idea that taxing the owners of robots and software will fund guaranteed incomes for all is not anchored in reality. Automation is upending the global order by eliminating human labor on an unprecedented scale–and the status quo has no … Continue reading

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