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How $15 Minimum Wage Could Spark the Rise of the Machines

Higher wages = automation = mass layoffs = riots?

The other week, for a Fast Company article, I interviewed Chris Doeblin, the owner of a small bookstore chain (named Book Culture) who feared his business was on the verge of collapse. In his desperation, he sent an open letter to New York’s politicians, asking for government…

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Nick Kolakowski

Writer, editor, author of 'Maxine Unleashes Doomsday' and 'Boise Longpig Hunting Club.'