The Resource The war on normal people : The Truth About America's Disappearing Jobs and Why Universal Basic Income Is Our Future., Andrew Yang, (downloadable audiobook)

The war on normal people : The Truth About America's Disappearing Jobs and Why Universal Basic Income Is Our Future., Andrew Yang, (downloadable audiobook)

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The war on normal people : The Truth About America's Disappearing Jobs and Why Universal Basic Income Is Our Future.
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The war on normal people
Title remainder
The Truth About America's Disappearing Jobs and Why Universal Basic Income Is Our Future.
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Andrew Yang
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eng
Summary
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. The shift toward automation is about to create a tsunami of unemployment. Not in the distant future—now. One recent estimate predicts 13 million American workers will lose their jobs within the next seven years-jobs that won't be replaced. In a future marked by restlessness and chronic unemployment, what will happen to American society? In The War on Normal People, Andrew Yang paints a dire portrait of the American economy. Rapidly advancing technologies like artificial intelligence, robotics and automation software are making millions of Americans' livelihoods irrelevant. The consequences of these trends are already being felt across our communities in the form of political unrest, drug use, and other social ills. The future looks dire-but is it unavoidable? In The War on Normal People, Yang imagines a different future — one in which having a job is distinct from the capacity to prosper and seek fulfillment. At this vision's core is Universal Basic Income, the concept of providing all citizens with a guaranteed income-and one that is rapidly gaining popularity among forward-thinking politicians and economists. Yang proposes that UBI is an essential step toward a new, more durable kind of economy, one he calls "human capitalism."
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Yang, Andrew
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Narrator: Andrew Yang
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  • Nonfiction
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adult
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The war on normal people : The Truth About America's Disappearing Jobs and Why Universal Basic Income Is Our Future., Andrew Yang, (downloadable audiobook)
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http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=3758543
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Unabridged
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online resource
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stereophonic
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spoken word
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Unabridged.
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1 sound file
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  • online
  • electronic
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not applicable
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9781549172113
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(sound recording)
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  • audio
  • computer
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digital
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sound
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digital recording
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  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
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Label
The war on normal people : The Truth About America's Disappearing Jobs and Why Universal Basic Income Is Our Future., Andrew Yang, (downloadable audiobook)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=3758543
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm00091561be3-7437-4b72-883b-8632a8c57bc8
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781549172113
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
91561BE3-7437-4B72-883B-8632A8C57BC8
System details
  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
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not applicable
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not applicable

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