The Economic Implications of Drones

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A drone on display at Interpolitex. Posted to Wikimedia Commons by Vitaly V. Kuzmin.

Conversations about drones usually revolve around the ethics of using them in warfare or the possibility of using them for surveillance. Both of these are important issues, but they are not the only issues at play.

The emergence of drones, particularly in everyday life, could have drastic impacts on the economy and on the livelihoods of the working class.

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