The tide seems to be turning concerning the Gig Economy in Britain. Workers, supported by the unions, are winning one court case after the other to be recgonised for what they are: employees. Wren-Lewis looks at the current conflict in London with Über. Are we seeing the beginning of the end to Silicon Valley Capitalism in the UK?
A union revival? In these bleak times, it seems wishful thinking. Maybe not, as Gavin Kelly writes. Read here
This is an interesting new development and well worth following. Contemporary economics is finally breaking free from its market fetishism, offering plenty of tools we can use to make society more inclusive. Read here
Czech PM Andrej Babiš is the de facto owner of major #titaniumdioxide producer Precheza. Is it any wonder that the Czech Govt & Babiš’ MEPs tried to block the chemical’s classification as “suspected carcinogen”? No. […]