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Automations and Job Losses

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Automation is progress, it’s great… But it means job losses. Automatic letter sorting replaced dozens of men. Electric trains replaced steam, the fireman was redundant. The bus conductor was made redundant. Shops disappeared with progress and the advent of retail parks. The coal shop, the wool shop, the ironmonger… In this episode, I look at the jobs that no longer exist.


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