Andrew Laurent’s Robot Tax

April 2, 2016 in Economics, Home, Tech vs. Labor

    My policy is more than a robot tax, it eliminates the labor problems that arise from all automation, outsourcing, and the price gouging of necessities like healthcare. I propose reforming the corporate tax to include a multiplier that varies based on a business’s profit to labor ratio. Multiplying business […]

Competing with Machines

September 21, 2012 in Home, Small Business Perspective, Tech vs. Labor

In 30 years 70% of our jobs will be replaced by machines. Everyday companies are finding ways to replace workers with machines and software. It’s a competitive business world and low skilled American workers are having a hard time keeping up with algorithms and efficient mechanical processes.  So, when one company in […]