see krugman here
capital-biased technologies, and the fate of the american workforce….
sorry, motherfuckers, welcome to the American Caste. call me an American Serfer. the serf-like of which not seen for, wow, how many hundreds of years?
(how many minimum wage jobs replaced by a single $25,000 self-checkout machine? simple, right. one person manning 6 has been my experience – managing it seems just about every transaction. thats just retail. secret substance will always be built on (our?) shores i suspect but no longer the broader consumer shit. oh well.)