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Software is eating the world. And it’s only the beginning.

July 31, 2019 at 6:30 pm | Articles, Blog | Ruben Talley -

(soft music) – Check out this self-driving truck. These are getting pretty good. Waymo is testing autonomous tractor-trailers in Atlanta right now, and this Einride truck, you can see there isn’t any space for a driver. There’s no deployment plans yet, but when these finally make it on to the roads, they’re going to make

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“Software is eating the world. And it’s only the beginning.”

Is the gig economy working?

July 7, 2019 at 1:31 pm | Articles | Ruben Talley -

hey it's Lou and here's the thing the 21st century is becoming the age of the freelancer conventional careers generally associated with the long-term commitment to a single employer are less prevalent than they used to be meanwhile there's been the rise of the irregular economy aka the gig economy the independent workforce free agents

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“Is the gig economy working?”

Robert Reich: Why the Sharing Economy Is Hurting Workers

at 8:05 am | Articles | Ruben Talley -

I'm in an Uber, part of the explosion in theso-called sharing economy. This very group includes independent contractors,free agents, temporary workers, the self-employed, part-timers, freelancers, and free agents. Most file 1099s rather than W2s, for tax purposes. It’s estimated that in five years over 40percent of the American labor force will be in such uncertain

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“Robert Reich: Why the Sharing Economy Is Hurting Workers”

Chilis Goes Communist

July 3, 2019 at 7:58 am | Articles | Ruben Talley -

after week q1 earnings Chili's in a hail-mary to cater to Millennials has banned all men from its restaurants even SCANA the focus outside skeleton own curse online a liar groups are calling us move sexist now that the majority of food poisoning victims at Chili's are women

Economic Update: Ecosocialism

June 28, 2019 at 11:21 am | Articles | Ruben Talley -

Welcome, friends, to another edition of EconomicUpdate, our weekly program devoted to the economic dimensions of our lives: debts, jobs,incomes, all of that—for ourselves, for our children, for the coming generations. I’m your host, Richard Wolff. I’ve been a professor of economics all myadult life, and I hope it has prepared me to be offer

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“Economic Update: Ecosocialism”

Shared economy is a new communism? | Aziz Shahhuseynov

June 27, 2019 at 11:21 am | Articles | Ruben Talley -

uber and lyft have changed taxi sector according to Adam Smith the capitalismis built on uneven distribution of information shortly how it works the seller he knows more than the buyer the seller knows where to take goods, how much it will cost, where to take cheaper and the most important that buyer wantsto buy

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“Shared economy is a new communism? | Aziz Shahhuseynov”

The gig economy is killing people

at 10:50 am | Articles | Ruben Talley -

The gig economy is killing people. An international group of delivery workershave published information that, for the first time,is starting to show the scale of the problem. They’ve collected the stories of fourteenpeople who’ve died whilst working for platformsand they’ve only started to scratch the surface of the real problem. Behind each number, there’s a

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“The gig economy is killing people”