Should People Have to Work?

What AOC got right and wrong about automation and the need to work.

Daniel Goldman
Mar 18, 2019 · 5 min read

According to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, we should be excited about automation, but “the reason we’re not excited by it is because we live in a society where if you don’t have a job, you are left to die. And that is, at its core, our problem.” Is she right?