Content tagged with "politics"

Automation and The Minimum Wage
October 21, 2015

The tail end of this NY Times opinion piece on raising the minimum wage includes this bit about the threat of automation as a reason not to raise the…

Politicians Take Notice of the Gig Economy
October 21, 2015

Politicians are working with start-ups to understand the so-called “gig economy.” It’s driving conversations about worker protections, lack of health…

Raising the Retirement Age Because We Can
April 22, 2015

Here’s an article about the idea to raise retirement age which argues we should actually lower it. It starts with some common knowledge about…