• As a technologist, I see the trends, and I see that automation inevitably is going to mean fewer and fewer jobs. And if we do not find a way to provide a basic income for people who have no work, or no meaningful work, we’re going to have social unrest that could get people killed. When we have increasing production - year after year after year - some of that needs to be reinvested in society.

    "Edward Snowden: A 'Nation' Interview". Interview with Katrina vanden Heuvel and Stephen F. Cohen, October 28, 2014.
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