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Robots Will Take Two-Thirds of All Jobs In the Developing World, UN Says

by Jordan Pearson, MotherBoard

It’s a common belief that low-wage workers will be hit the hardest by advanced robots in the workplace. When we take a global perspective on this, the people that will be most affected by widespread automation won’t be workers in North America, according to a new United Nations report—it’ll be people in developing countries. Continue reading Robots Will Take Two-Thirds of All Jobs In the Developing World, UN Says

Why robots, not trade, are behind so many factory job losses

by Paul Wiseman, AP Top News

Donald Trump blames Mexico and China for stealing millions of jobs from the United States.

He might want to bash the robots instead.

Despite the Republican presidential nominee’s charge that “we don’t make anything anymore,” manufacturing is still flourishing in America. Problem is, factories don’t need as many people as they used to because machines now do so much of the work. Continue reading Why robots, not trade, are behind so many factory job losses