Dean Baker for Truthout: The automation story is likely attractive to many people since it pins the blame for inequality on the natural development of technology.
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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Gary Dumm is an Ohio-based comic book artist known particularly for his work illustrating the comics of Harvey Pekar.