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Can AI Free Humans from ‘Routine’ Work?

Oct 10, 2018

Artificial intelligence (AI) is poised to replace routine jobs, says Dr. Kai-Fu Lee. But done right, that process could allow us to “pursue dreams, spend time with our loved ones and find out why we exist as humans”

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‘Stratification’ Theory Tackles the Racial Blindspots of Orthodox Economics

Nov 2, 2016

Economist Darrick Hamilton and Institute President Rob Johnson discuss “stratification economics”, which addresses the failure of orthodox economics to see, explain and point to remedies for persistent racial inequality.

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The Dangers of Financialization

Oct 10, 2016

The financial system no longer funds new ideas and projects — only about 15 percent of the money coming out of financial institutions goes into business investment; the rest is spent buying and selling existing financial instruments.