MONEY FOR NOTHING The state should provide free housing, food, transport and internet access to cushion blow of thousands of jobs being lost to technology, report says by A_Percy on Oct 11, 2017October 11, 2017 https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/4659507/the-state-should-provide-free-housing-food-transport-and-internet-access-to-cushion-blow-of-thousands-of-job-being-lost-to-technology-report-says/ Alain Tolhurst Share this:Click to email a link to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Related Post navigation Previous: Universal basic services could work better than basic income to combat ‘rise of the robots’, say expertsNext: UK needs radical expansion of free services, says report
This is the best, most radical idea in years if not decades. It needs refining of course. Quality is key, eg. new housing should be passivhaus, food should be organic – but as the authors do, imagine the society that this would enable. Thank you and well done to all involved.