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The Year Ahead 2016




劳动力节约型创新早就已经存在,但其节奏有所加快。比如,全球工业机器人销量在2014年达到 225,000台,同比增长27%。但是,更具变革力量的是“劳动力连接”技术的崛起:过去三十年中的数字创新现在可以让人们在不需要移民的情况下为不同国家的雇主和企业工作。

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  1. Donald Trump delivers his address to a joint session of Congress  Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call/Getty Images

    Trump’s Abominable Snow Job

    • In the 2016 US presidential election, Donald Trump presented himself as a populist who would protect America’s “forgotten” workers from the disruptions of trade and immigration and the nefarious designs of unnamed elites.

    • But, a year after assuming office, it has become abundantly clear that “America first” means workers come last.
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    PS Commentators’ Best Reads in 2017

    • For the first time, Project Syndicate has asked its contributors what they’ve been reading, and why. 

    • Their choices may surprise, but surely will not disappoint, readers seeking the most important books on history, politics, economics, as well as more than one novel.