Category: Social Policy

U.S. Lost Over 60 Million Jobs—Now Robots, Tech And Artificial Intelligence Will Take Millions More

U.S. Lost Over 60 Million Jobs—Now Robots, Tech And Artificial Intelligence Will Take Millions More

Are we entering a post work world where most will need to be in a Universal Basic Income? https://www.forbes.com/sites/jackkelly/2020/10/27/us-lost-over-60-million-jobs-now-robots-tech-and-artificial-intelligence-will-take-millions-more/?utm_source=FBPAGE&utm_medium=social&utm_content=4007275189&utm_campaign=sprinklrForbesMainFB#6cb01e541a52

Investors brace for consumer debt defaults if US relief stalls | Financial Times

Investors brace for consumer debt defaults if US relief stalls | Financial Times

Several issues to consider – 1) how much have loan modifications and forbearance artificially suppressed defaults and delinquencies, 2) how many jobs have been permanently lost due to downsizing and company BK, 3) how many jobs are vulnerable to the ebb and flow of reopening economy. The reopening economy jobs should be targeted by directly …

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School closures force parents to choose between family and work

School closures force parents to choose between family and work

Article neatly highlights the double poverty  burden of Covid rules – poor working women who don’t can’t afford to hire childcare providers and children who disproportionately suffer from home schooling. The evidence shows that opening schools presenta relatively low risk. But when the voiceless disproportionately suffer who will listen? Boris Johnson telling the employer to …

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