Friday, April 12, 2024

Tag: Gig economy

United Nations expert castigates Amazon, Walmart, DoorDash over ‘disgraceful’ labor practices

UN rapporteur challenges corporate giants on poverty wages and labor violations.

The gig is up: Rep. Deb Haaland introduces bill to make...

Haaland’s legislation would place that burden entirely on Lyft, Uber, and other multinational corporations employing large numbers of so-called independent contractors in the gig economy.

What does it Mean to “Gig” American Workers?

Gig economy is aptly named, for "gigs" are crude four-hook fishing devices that are dragged by commercial fleets through schools of fish to impale them, haul them in, and cash in on the pain.

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Billionaire fortunes double in wake of Trump’s tax cuts

The report sheds light on the private equity sector, often criticized as "vulture capitalism," revealing that 45 private-equity billionaires alone have amassed a collective wealth of $210.8 billion.

Progressive coalition proposes 10-point agenda to counter fascism in 2024 election

The coalition's 10-point agenda stands as a testament to the progressive movement's resilience and its unwavering commitment to steering the nation away from the precipice of authoritarianism.

Progressive powerhouses demand urgent overhaul of America’s housing policies amidst soaring crisis

The stark reality is that half of America's renters are buckling under the weight of exorbitant monthly payments, a burden that has pushed more citizens into homelessness than ever before.
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Is it inflation? Or is it ‘greedflation?’

Inflation is dropping, but prices aren’t coming down. So how can this be?

Round table on current US foreign policy: Militarism unhinged

How would you assess the most important aspects of current U.S. foreign policy?