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Spring 1996


Ghosts of the ATM Machine

Robert Heilbroner, the social historian, is Norman Thomas Professor at the New School for Social Research in New York. His many books include The Worldly Philosophers, Twenty-First Century Capitalism, and Visions of the Future. His comments here are adapted from a talk with NPQ.

New York - Three developments in the late 20th century have given rise to a sense of crisis across social and economic landscape of the advanced countries: globalization, the automation of work and the longevity of life.

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