EU universal income must be ‘seriously considered’ as rise of robots threatens mass unemployment, say MEP

MEPs have warned European countries must “seriously” consider introducing a general basic income to prepare for wide scale unemployment that could come as a result of robots taking over manual jobs.   A draft report,… Read More

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Five Ways Trump’s “News Conference” Wasn’t a News Conference

by Robert Reich Tyrants don’t allow open questioning, and they hate the free press. They want total control. That’s why Trump’s so-called “news conference” on January 11 – the first he’s held in six months… Read More

The Two Resistances to Trump

by Robert Reich It’s important to distinguish two lines of resistance to Trump: 1. Resistance to Trump’s regressiveness: repealing Obamacare, turning Medicare into vouchers (that will leave many elderly worse off) and Medicaid into state… Read More