The war on normal people : the truth about America's disappearing jobs and why universal basic income is our future
by
 
Yang, Andrew, 1975- author.

Title
The war on normal people : the truth about America's disappearing jobs and why universal basic income is our future

Author
Yang, Andrew, 1975- author.

ISBN
9780316414241

Physical Description
xix, 284 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Contents
Introduction: the great displacement -- Part one: What's happening to jobs -- My journey -- How we got here -- Who is normal in America -- What we do for a living -- Factory workers and truck drivers -- White-collar jobs will disappear, too -- On humanity and work -- The usual objections -- Part two: What's happening to us -- Life in the bubble -- Mindsets of scarcity and abundance -- Geography is destiny -- Men, women, and children -- The permanent shadow class: what displacement looks like -- Video games and the (male) meaning of life -- The shape we're in/Disintegration -- Part three: Solutions and human capitalism -- The freedom dividend -- Universal Basic Income in the real world -- Time as the new money -- Human capitalism -- The strong state and the new citizenship -- Health care in a world without jobs -- Building people -- Conclusion: Masters or servants.

Abstract
From entrepreneur Andrew Yang, the founder of Venture for America, an eye-opening look at how new technologies are erasing millions of jobs before our eyes-and a rallying cry for the urgent steps America must take, including Universal Basic Income, to stabilize our economy.

Subject Term
Poverty -- Government policy.
 
Automation -- Economic aspects.
 
Automation -- Social aspects.
 
Basic income

Geographic Term
United States -- Economic conditions -- 2009-

Format
Book

Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice
New York : Hachette Books, 2018.


Material TypeShelf NumberBarcodeLibraryStatus
BookBUSINESS ECONOMICS 362.582 YANG32530608940001Main JCPLAdult Nonfiction Area