Dean Baker for Truthout: The data is clear: This mass displacement of workers by robots is not happening. Insofar as people are seeing job opportunities disappear, it is due to factors other than robots.
The US has rarely taken back health benefits once they have been bestowed. These historical precedents can provide insights for the current debate.
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Timothy A. Wise is a senior researcher at the Small Planet Institute's Land and Food Rights Program, and a researcher at the Global Development & Environment Institute at Tufts University.