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Citations Needed — Episode 92: The Responsibility-Erasing Catch-All Of ‘Automation’

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Citations Needed — Episode 92: The Responsibility-Erasing Catch-All Of ‘Automation’The latest episode of the podcast Citations Needed has a great discussion of the political economy around “automation”. It features Mark Weisbrot of CEPR and Peter Frase of Jacobin.The episode talks of the misleading discourse and and post-truths in mainstream economics and media. For example Weisbrot points out how the US trade imbalance has a lot to contribute to reduction in manufacturing employment.

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Citations Needed — Episode 92: The Responsibility-Erasing Catch-All Of ‘Automation’

The latest episode of the podcast Citations Needed has a great discussion of the political economy around “automation”. It features Mark Weisbrot of CEPR and Peter Frase of Jacobin.

The episode talks of the misleading discourse and and post-truths in mainstream economics and media. For example Weisbrot points out how the US trade imbalance has a lot to contribute to reduction in manufacturing employment.

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