That our world is becoming more and more automated is a reality that cannot be denied. As companies seek to make themselves more competitive, the inevitability of a fully automated workforce becomes more certain with each passing year.
An automated production line can be run twenty-four hours a day. Machines do not agitate for better working conditions – nor do they demand a higher wage.
Our generation is very close to witnessing an economy where all traditional blue-collar jobs (and many white-collar jobs) will be eliminated by the use of new technology, automation, artificial intelligence, and robotic workers.
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Donald Trump made a horrible misstep when he diluted his position on deporting illegal aliens. It’s been one of the primary reasons that he’s been as successful as he has as a first-time candidate. He seems to have corrected course (mostly), but he’s done his brand some lasting damage. I don’t believe that he can withstand making that mistake again. No matter what the media and the two political parties tell you, this election is all about the specific issues that Donald Trump has put forward — it’s not about the likability or popularity of either candidate.
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For years, the two-party system has been failing the American electorate. On one side, we have the Democratic Party who’s packaged itself as the party of the people. They claim to be for higher taxes on rich people and greater benefits and services for everyone else. They’ve been the natural home for progressives, socialists, communists, and leftists of every stripe. They call for greater government powers, more regulation, and bigger budgets.
Continue reading Trump vs. Hillary and the Global Elite