However most of the jobs being created, not involving manufacturing, demand cerebral skills, while those lost are those utilising manual skills. Obviously, more and more education is a treatment, but this does not cure the situation.
It is the hand workers, the manual people, the operatives that take the brunt of the changes - a part of the working population which is less adept at changing. A completely free market benefits those lucky enough to be born with the most brains.
Unless the army of unemployed is to consist mostly of manual workers, we cannot let the changes happen without regard to the working population.
IAN L. DUFF
18 NovemberReuse content