The automation myth: Robots aren't taking your jobs— and that's the problem
Over the past five years, American politics has become obsessed with robots. President Obama has warned that ATMs and airport check-in kiosks are contributing to high unemployment. Sen. Marco Rubio said that the central challenge of our times is "to ensure that the rise of the machines is not the fall of the worker." A cover story in the Atlantic asked us to ponder the problems of a world without work.