Automating white-collar jobs just means being able to compete on the cost of services — it still…
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Thanks. This is great to learn more about. Agreed about our narrow definition of “economy” these days, hopefully that will change.

One of the concepts that I was trying to play with in the story is flipping the notion of public responsibility from individuals to organizations. There was a great interview in the Washington Post with a political scientist exploring how America has setup a welfare state that supports the wealthy. There has been lots of writing about America as a corporate welfare state as well. I thought it might be interesting to explore the notion of corporate support for public welfare instead… not deeply or rigorously, but just as a thought game.

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