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Robots are coming and the fallout will largely harm marginalized communities

Those who are most affected in the labour market by robots are those who tend to already be marginalized. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu) Constantine Gidaris, McMaster University COVID-19 has brought about numerous, devastating changes to people’s lives globally. With the number of cases rising across Canada and globally, we are also witnessing the development and use of robots to perform jobs …

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Where did Buddhism get its reputation for peace?

Peace and tranquility? Depends who you ask. wong yu liang via Shutterstock Nick Swann, University of South Wales When teaching an undergraduate class on “Buddhism and Violence”, I usually start by asking students to rank religious groups in the order of how many followers they have in the British army. Typically Christians are at the top of students’ lists and …

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