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September 14, 2015
This Is How Bad the Sharing Economy Is for Workers
And this is how reformers and activists might win protections for Silicon Valley’s so-called “independent contractors.”
September 3, 2015
Age of the Unicorn: How the Fed Tried to Fix the Recession, and Created the Tech Bubble
The number of “unicorn” tech companies is increasing dramatically—but the bubble will burst eventually.
July 24, 2015
Uber Wins a Battle With New York, Now It’s War
The fight over NYC’s Uber cap is just the beginning of a deeper struggle over the future of transportation and the gig economy.
July 17, 2015
Cabbies Are Driving the Opposition to China’s Ridesharing Revolution
Taxi drivers are striking back to defend their right to a fair living.
July 16, 2015
Serfing the Web: On-Demand Workers Deserve a Place at the Table
Workers’ voices are being excluded from discussions on the future of the “sharing economy.”
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July 13, 2015
Hillary Clinton Puts Paycheck Feminism at the Center of Her Economic Agenda
Clinton is a politician who believes in pragmatism, and she has come to believe that it is pragmatic to run an explicitly liberal campaign.
June 26, 2015
Could This Be the Biggest Blow Yet to Uber’s Business Model?
Taxi drivers in the sharing economy are fighting to make inroads against labor exploitation.
January 27, 2015
What the Sharing Economy Takes
Uber and Airbnb monetize the desperation of people in the post-crisis economy while sounding generous—and evoke a fantasy of community in an atomized population.
January 27, 2015
Uber and the Taxi Industry’s Last Stand
What the rise of the app-based cab service says about the future of work in America
December 10, 2014
It’s easier than you think.