Series: Automation and Jobs
the extraordinary productiveness of modern industry, allows of the unproductive employment of a larger and larger part of the working-class under the name of a servant class, including men-servants, women-servants, lackeys, &c.
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Some sectors, especially related to natural economy like farming, will lose their former character and thousands, even millions will lose their livelihood.
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If the total quantity of the article produced by machinery, be equal to the total quantity of the article previously produced by a handicraft or by manufacture, and now made by machinery, then the total labour expended is diminished.
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The contradictions and antagonisms inseparable from the capitalist employment of machinery, do not exist, they say, since they do not arise out of machinery, as such, but out of its capitalist employment!
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machinery throws workmen on the streets, not only in that branch of production in which it is introduced, but also in those branches in which it is not introduced
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Automation and technical improvements are natural in the development of productive forces. But in the hands of capitalists, automation becomes a tool to make more profits for themselves and destroy livelihoods of the workers employed in the particular industry.
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