Tag Archives: Unemployment

Beyond Burnout

Nobody says this, but it’s true.  Because we live amongst insane, megalomaniacal, over-zealous devotees of an economic religion that consumes human beings for profit, people will tell you that there is no such thing as burnout. The DSM (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diagnostic_and_Statistical_Manual_of_Mental_Disorders ), … Continue reading

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But What Will the People Do?

This article came across my desk this morning: http://business.financialpost.com/2014/03/14/machines-that-can-learn-could-replace-half-of-american-jobs-in-the-next-decade-or-two-oxford-study/?__lsa=bedd-c82d The gist of the article is that within a couple of decades, computers equipped with machine learning software will begin to replace knowledge workers – professionals like lawyers and those that … Continue reading

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Wasting Your Life

In times of economic upheaval, the subject of underemployment is often raised.  In traditional economic theory, underemployment means one of three things:  doing work at less than your skill level, working fewer hours than you want to (part time work), … Continue reading

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Complementary Currencies Prevent Artist Starvation

Watch this important video from the 2009 TEDx Berlin conference by Bernard Lietaer, author of “The Future of Money”, a book I commend to you highly.  Bernard was involved in the design of the hard ECU in the European Union … Continue reading

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