Unskilled labor and robots are on a crash course that is likely going to make such labor less valuable and cut wages. The explosion in robot technology over the past decade has made the initial expense of such equipment worth it when we add in the cost of labor over the lifetime of such initial investments. While robots can bring back manufacturing to the U.S. it will displace vulnerable workers. The temptations to use new technology that inevitably becomes cheaper over time is too great when we consider national competitiveness and return on investment. Yet one must wonder where certain sectors of the population will work if they do not have living wages and cannot afford expensive education programs. At some point class consciousness and their reckoning will be increasingly likely. Reduction of Cost and Competitive American Manufacturing The advantages of technology to clean stores, build items and move them around distribution centers creates opportunities to earn higher pro
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