#1155 Leisure, Desperation or a Reorientation (The Future of Work)

​Original Air Date: 1–2-18

Today we take a look at a few different visions of what the future holds for our labor market and some policies we should be putting in place to set the scene for the coming evolution of work

Show Notes

Act 1: The future of work in a world of artificial intelligence - Ideas - Air Date 9-12-17

Act 2: Robots Causing Wealth Inequality? - @DavidPakmanShow - Air Date: 04-28-17

Act 3: A 15 Hour Work Week Would Save the Planet - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 07-26-17

Act 4: Demanding a future of full automation and a post-work world - Ideas - Air Date 9-26-17

Act 5: Designing the future of jobs and economics - Freakonomics - Air Date 4-20-17

Act 6: Ai-jen Poo on the caretaker jobs of the future - The Ezra Klein Show - Air Date 11-13-17

(Additional music from Blue Dot Sessions Free Music Archive)

Action Resources/Further Reading

New Economy Coalition 

The Next System Project

Democracy At Work

Public Predictions for the Future of Workforce Automation (Pew Research Center, 2016)

A World Without Work (The Atlantic, 2015)

Written by BOTL Communications Director Amanda Hoffman

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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