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Raising the Floor - 9781610396257

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  • Product code: AYYSU
  • ISBN: 9781610396257
  • Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
  • Format: Hardback
  • Dimensions: 16.0cm x 24.0cm
  • Pages: 272
  • Publish date: 14/06/2016

Raising the Floor (Hardback)

Raising the Floor - 9781610396257

Andy Stern


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p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Times New Roman'} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Times New Roman'; min-height: 15.0px} Raising the Floor confronts America's biggest economic challenge-the fundamental restructuring of the economy and the emerging disruptive technology that threaten secure jobs and income. Andy Stern convincingly shows why it is time to consider a universal basic income as the nation's twenty-first-century solution to increasing inequality. In 2010, troubled by watching families chase the now-elusive American Dream, Andy Stern began a five-year journey to investigate how technology will impact jobs and the future of work. Stern, formerly the head of the nation's most influential and fastest-growing union, the Service Employees International Union, investigated these issues with a wide range of CEOs, futurists, economists, workers, entrepreneurs, and investment bankers who are shaping the future. The sobering assessment that emerged from his research-across the political spectrum, from libertarians at the CATO Institute to the leaders of the progressive left-is that this time is different: there will be meager benefits that come with full-time work and fewer good jobs overall. Facing such a challenging moment, Stern's solution is fittingly bold: to establish a universal basic income by eliminating many current government programs and adding new resources. At once vivid, provocative, and pragmatic, Raising the Floor will spark a national conversation about creating the new American Dream.

Product Details

  • Product code: AYYSU
  • ISBN: 9781610396257
  • Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
  • Format: Hardback
  • Dimensions: 16.0cm x 24.0cm
  • Pages: 272
  • Publish date: 14/06/2016

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