This week’s episode discusses critiques of Uber and the gig economy; how Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson endorses inequality; Norway paying male and female athletes same; corporations buying back their own shares; the deaths of overworked Japanese people; how 10 percent of New York schoolchildren are homeless; and how a majority of US corporations already pay … Continued


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Palestine! Vietnam! Uber!

Violence has increased in Palestine: we look at the causes, and the future.  Plus: peace activism was successful in ending the Vietnam War over 40 years ago.  Now activists  write about how they did it.  AND:how the sharing economy is ripping you off.  With host Kris Welch.


Uber Drivers Do you find errors in your paycheck?  Are are the rules at your workplace enforced arbitrarily?  Could you be fired with no recourse?  If you work for Uber, there’s an app for that. The California App-Based Drivers Association, an organization of Uber, Lyft, and Sidecar drivers, officially launched Squared Fare this week.  The … Continued


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