What Saved Hostess And Twinkies: Automation And Firing 95% Of The Union Workforce

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We can all agree that Twinkies are great, and our country breathed a collective sigh of relief when it was announced that they were back for good. What we didn't think about at the time was, at what cost?

In yet another example of automation replacing workers, almost an entire union workforce lost their jobs. This is a serious, serious problem that very few people are talking about because the effects are only being felt by a small segment of the population at the moment. It only gets worse from here.

It's all fun and games until you have to survive the zombie apocalypse without your Twinkies.

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