The Bill Gates “Robot Tax” is as quaint as it is wrong
Kevin Zimmerman

Nice article. I’m not an economist. I won’t pretend to be an expert. I just have a few questions to ponder. Do you think the UBI (universal basic income) is the best solution to the increasing assets inequality and dramatic increase in unemployment we are expected to see in the next 20 years? That’s what I gathered from your article at least.

I also agree that we shouldn’t prohibit innovation. Are taxes really the issue here though? Isn’t the real issue that one man alone has more net worth than a billion people? Historically concentrated power and wealth always leads to rebellions, regime changes and war? Are we doomed yet again to repeat history? If so, I have one more question. Will the robots be fighting the next war? It’s something to think about.

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