The Rise of Technosocialism

By Brett King, Richard Petty,

Book cover of The Rise of Technosocialism: How Inequality, AI and Climate Will Usher in a New World

Book description

What is the impact of COVID-19 on world economies? If the cost of providing universal health care is lower than the cost of building a political movement to prevent it, would politicians still view it as socialism? In a world where algorithms and robots take the jobs of immigrants and…

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1 author picked The Rise of Technosocialism as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

This is a smart and broad analysis of global economies and cultures being affected by the collision of emerging technologies. 

What’s amazing about this book is its scope, its wry humour, and its balanced approach to solutions.

They showcase very well current global challenges: the pyramid of inequality, climate change chaos, tech trillionnaires taking over where governments leave huge holes, and the failure of capitalism to deliver on its promised golden land. 

It’s not just throwing rocks and wringing hands. The authors provide a pathway through that will mitigate the worst of these threats.

These include taxing robots and A.I.…

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