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Lawmakers should listen to the communities most affected before rushing to change Section 230 again

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Can you afford to speak up if losing your job also means losing access to physical and mental health services?

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This year, the plight of gig drivers went mainstream

Uber drivers protest Proposition 22 in a caravan in front of City Hall in Los Angeles on October 22, 2020 Photo: Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images


Proposition 22 would officially make gig economy workers freelancers


If the Uber-backed ballot initiative passes, it may lay the groundwork for unrest not seen since the onset of the Industrial Revolution

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General Intelligence

Dynamic pricing allows gig platforms much greater control over their workers

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Uber has written millions of lines of code, but none of it changes the reality that drivers need to feed their family and pay their rent

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Ethical alternatives are out there

Amazon workers protest in Shakopee, Minnesota. Photo: Fibonacci Blue/Flickr


A surge of protests has demanded safer conditions during the coronavirus pandemic. But will they make a difference?

A treated photo collage of an Amazon warehouse facility juxtaposed on top of an Amazon workers protest.
A treated photo collage of an Amazon warehouse facility juxtaposed on top of an Amazon workers protest.
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One of the first workers to organize a protest for better conditions at a delivery app shares his story — and it’s more relevant than ever now

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