Business Briefing: why the future is workless.
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We need to embrace a future where machines do our jobs for us and the government gives us a basic income as a safety net, author Tim Dunlop says.
In a world where robots work better than humans, how will we cope? We need to rethink our jobs-based economy.
The welfare state was not designed for the modern world of temporary and casual work or multiple jobs. Is universal income the answer?
Paying every citizen a basic living wage sounds costly and counter-intuitive to reducing unemployment. But Finland is about to do it and Australia could too.
A Brave New World of worklessness and a universal wage is attracting advocates across the political spectrum.
A Universal Basic Income is essentially free money for everyone, no strings attached. And it could be the perfect response to rising unemployment due to automation.