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Uber Takes the Next Step

Uber’s self-driving cars are coming!

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Laissez-Faire Lefties

Even left-leaning participants in the gig economy are strongly opposed to new taxes and regulations.

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To Be or Not to Be (Employees)

A jury will decide once and for all whether 160,000 Uber drivers in California are independent contractors, as the company contends, or traditional employees, as the plaintiff in the class action suit argues.

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Who Will Be The Party of Uber?

For Republicans to reap the full rewards of backing the gig economy they have to do more than just cheer deregulation; they also need a positive vision for what a social system of support looks like for workers.

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Uber Summons Higher Power in Europe

Uber takes its case all the way to Brussels, even as it fights a challenge in its own backyard.

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French Cabbies: No Égalité for Uber

French protests against Uber show how poorly the country is adjusting to the new economy. But clinging to an old economic system won’t propel France forward.

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London Regulator Rules in Uber's Favor

Despite recent protests, London regulators have decided Uber can continue operating in the city. But the fight isn’t over yet.

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Taxi Protests Hit DC

Yesterday taxi drivers angry over Uber held up traffic over D.C. The result? Paying customers trying to hail taxis had a harder time finding them.

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Seattle Surrenders to the Uber Revolution

Seattle has reversed the cap it put on Uber drivers in March. This is a concession that will make the world greener, raise salaries, and make consumers happier all at one.

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Working for Uber Could Supersize Your Salary

Uber drivers are making big bucks—in the case of full-time drivers in NYC, the median wage is shockingly close to six figures. Who says the coming service economy is all bad?

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The Inauguration

As Donald Trump takes the oath, an essay on the historical forces that have shaped this moment by Walter Russell Mead.


Clearly a lot of frustration for the outgoing American President has been stored up in the Russian psyche.

the roots of populism

If the term “intellectual” only encompasses thinkers on the Left, then it is only natural that right-wing populists would turn it into a slur.

Rebuilding America

Paul Ryan will target $40 in private investment for every $1 his caucus approves in infrastructure spending.

Violence in Myanmar

Many of Myanmar’s long-suffering Rohingyas are now turning to internationally funded Islamist insurgents to resist the government.

The Shale Rebound

Texas’s Permian Basin has been called “the crown jewel of the world’s oil and gas industry.”

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