Economists tend to dismiss anti-technology sentiment as backwards and Luddite. But they miss an important point. As I argue in my new book, The Technology Trap, The Luddites, who smashed machinery during the Industrial Revolution, were right to fight back. Much like today's factory workers, they weren't going to benefit from new technology.


Frey, C. (2019). 'The robot revolution is here. Prepare for workers to revolt'. CNN Business Perspectives, 26th July 2019.
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