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Policy Analysis: How Austerity Failed Europe

Since 2008, conservative policymakers have prescribed austerity as a panacea to the beleaguered economies of Europe. Wolfgang Schäuble, German Minister of Finance, has largely been the face of the greater Eurozone push for austerity, writing up an op-ed in the Financial Times justifying its merits.  Former UK Prime Minister David Cameron described it as ensuring “sound finances” […]

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Universal Basic Income Is Not The Answer

A new industrial revolution is coming. In 20–30 years, light industry and assembly will require only a few machinists and heavy industry and milling will require a smaller number of skilled workers. Manufacturing, if it continues to be a mass-scale phenomenon, will no longer provide enough jobs, and even now they have some “lights out” […]