Episode 13

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24th Nov 2020

Automated Freedom? Not Quite Yet - Interview with Aaron Benanav

The Jetsons and Star Trek have promised us a future where automation frees us from the restraints of wage slavery. Even Goldman Sachs issued a report warning about needed policy for an automated future where 30% of us won’t have employment due to automation. So why hasn’t it planned out that way?

We sit down with economic historian and social theorist Aaron Benanav, who says don’t believe everything the tech industry would lead you to believe about the future of work.

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