My latest longread article on Medium
My latest article on Medium is about a 15-minute read, titled Trickle-Down Economics Must Die, Long Live Grow-Up Economics, and subtitled "The myth of inequality-driven economic growth and how to achieve real prosperity for all."
For over thirty years we’ve treated something as fact which is actually false. Economists we . . .
A collection of my guest appearances on podcasts, radio, TV, etc.
An ongoing collection of my multimedia appearances in order of newest to oldest:
Øredev 2017 Keynote (November 9, 2017)
Øredev 2017 - Scott Santens - Cutting the Gordian Knot of Technological Unemployment
In All Seriousness Podcast with Peter Joseph (October 14, 2017)
BlockCon 2017 (October 11, 2017)
Reasons to be Cheerful with Ed . . .
My latest Huffington Post Article advocating basic income
This latest article for Huffington Post is actually an expansion of my recent blog post here. It's a bit longer and refined.
We are indeed creating new jobs, but these jobs are not 1:1 replacements. When someone who graduated from a free high school loses a 40 hours per week . . .
The question of slowing productivity amidst rising automation
The Fall of Human Labor
The latest numbers are in, and there are now more people not working in the US as a percentage of the total population, than ever in the last 38 years. It's being called the "new normal."
The percentage of Americans in the workforce — defined as those who either have a job or are actively seeking one — . . .
My latest piece on Huffington Post
My latest piece on Huffington Post is available to read and share, titled "Why Should We Support the Idea of Universal Basic Income?"
It's a republished version of my first piece on Medium from last 2014 which I've now updated with a few changes and additions.
My latest feature article courtesy of Eros Media
I've got a feature article up on Eros Media today. This one is about basic income as the way of getting at the heart of human exploitation.
This is the face of economic vulnerability and it lies at the very heart of a great deal of systemic issues. Think for a moment about what a difference it would make in . . .
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a "free trade" treaty that at this point may be Dead on Arrival (DOA) (though the loss is not guaranteed). If passed, it would drop a lot of trade barriers between the US and eleven other countries around the Pacific region.
American unions rallied together for a show of power after years of . . .