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Jon Evans, "Welcome to Extremistan! Please Check Your Career At The Door."

Though technology favors extreme jobs, BIG offers a liberating safety net for everyone.

[Craig Axford]

Technology is increasingly replacing more jobs than it is creating.  This trend favors extreme jobs that a few superstars get paid extremely well to do, leaving everyone else either unemployed or underemployed. Jon Evans concludes that a basic income guarantee is the only kind of strong social safety net that can catch everyone and enable people to do the kind of fulfilling things they want to at the same time.

Jon Evans, “Welcome to Extremistan! Please Check Your Career At The Door”, Tech Crunch, June 21, 2014

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