Tuesday, June 25, 2019

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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Bureau of Land Mg’t gives Big Oil permits to drill Chaco Canyon, ignores courts

This ancestral Indigenous land is now a checkerboard of state, federal, private, and Indigenous land.

‘Plasticrust’: A new form of pollution is forming on this Portuguese island

This type of pollution incorporates itself right into the rocky shoreline of the Portuguese island of Madeira.

Victory in Illinois: Coal plant found guilty of polluting groundwater with coal ash

“Today is a huge victory for Waukegan residents who have fought for years to see corporations like NRG Energy held accountable for the toxic waste that has been illegally dumped on our Lake Michigan lakefront.”

Donald Trump is America’s shadow

So we need to celebrate the heroes of freedom and decency.

Former police officer sentenced to prison for excessive force and obstruction

“Officers aren’t only expected to enforce the law in their communities, they are expected to follow it themselves.”