Uber has been ignoring the law with impunity around the world. But is the tide turning against Uber and other ride-hailing apps? Pushed to the brink, drivers around the world have started using the law to fight back. In this episode we speak with drivers in the UK whose precedent-setting case is moving to the Supreme Court. In California, we talk to organizers who decided not to wait for the courts but to change the laws. We find out why California’s AB5 matters more than ever now that we are facing record unemployment. And we start to untangle the links between worker classification, big data, and tax evasion.
How do you analyse the current political and economic disaster in the Untied States in 6:21 without saying a word? Reich shows how.
Since Nelson Mandela’s long walk to freedom, South Africa has faced hurdle after hurdle politically and economically. Mandela’s release from prison unified the nation. However, the last president, Jacob Zuma’s incarceration lit a national tinderbox. […]
The MMT Podcast – Ndongo Samba Sylla: The CFA Franc & The Movement For Monetary Sovereignty In Africa
Patricia and Christian talk to Senegalese development economist and author Ndongo Samba Sylla about the political challenges facing countries with limited financial sovereignty and Africa’s last colonial currency – the CFA Franc. Listen here