Saturday, April 20, 2024

Tag: Uber

The gig is up

Gig work is making capitalism harsher.

The future of ride sharing

One would hope that this might lead to a ride-sharing operation run by the drivers, with lower prices for customers and a better share of profits for the drivers.

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.

Disrupters in chief

From Washington to Rome, so-called "populist" politicians are hacking away at a genuinely broken status quo. But their alternatives are either uninspired or terrifying.

‘The gig economy’ is the new term for serfdom

Corporate capitalism is establishing a neofeudal serfdom in numerous occupations, a condition in which there are no labor laws, no minimum wage, no benefits, no job security and no regulations.

Uber and Lyft, driving drivers into poverty and despair

"In 2016, Uber and Lyft combined spent more on lobbying than Amazon, Walmart and Microsoft combined. They use their political might to win deregulation bills."

Uber Goes Under in Austin

Arrogant ridesharing corporations thought they could buy an election, but they chose the wrong city.

Uber Driver Allegedly Responsible For Kalamazoo Shooting Spree That Killed 6

Suspect in custody after six-hour shooting rampage kills six and leaves 14-year-old girl in critical condition.

Three Middle-Class-Killing Industries for 2016

The companies in the spotlight are specialists in the disdainful business practices that permeate their industries.

VIDEO: Ride-Sharing Service Uber 'Using Any Means Necessary' to Stop Regulation...

Uber has expanded worldwide at an extremely rapid pace and it is prepared to fight any limitations introduced to them. Cab drivers and cab driver veterans are attempting to get Uber out of New York City and all over the world.

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The Fourth Amendment is Not for Sale Act and the battle against government spying

The FANFSA, passed with a 219-199 vote, garnered support from both sides of the aisle, with 96 Democrats and 123 Republicans backing the bill.

Progressive International unveils database exposing global right-wing network threatening democracies

This database, which results from a year of meticulous research, exposes the mechanisms through which these forces erode democratic norms and foster geopolitical instability.

20 percent of common produce carry unhealthy levels of pesticides new report says

Of the 59 common produce items evaluated, popular produce like strawberries, green beans and potatoes posed the highest risks.

US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

GOP attorneys general petition against EPA’s use of civil rights law for environmental justice

The petition, if successful, could have dire consequences for communities living near industrial sites.