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The Brave New World of Robots and Lost Jobs


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A robot paints brake drums at Webb Wheel Products in Cullman, Ala.

Credit: Dave Martin/Associated Press

Job insecurity is a central theme of the 2016 campaign, fueling popular anger about trade deals and immigration. But economists warn that much bigger job losses are ahead in the United States—driven not by foreign competition but by advancing technology.

From The Washington Post
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