Steven Hill On Why the 'Uber Economy' is Bad For Workers

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In November, San Francisco voters defeated an anti-Airbnb ballot measure, but the bitter battle highlighted growing anxiety over the "sharing economy". In his new book "Raw Deal", author Steven Hill takes on Airbnb, as well as Uber, Lyft and TaskRabbit, arguing for greater regulations on their operations and safety-net protections for workers.


Steven Hill, fellow, New America Foundation; author of "Raw Deal: How the "Uber Economy" and Runaway Capitalism Are Screwing American Workers"