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.
Neo-liberalism runs contrary to how human beings naturally operate and has brought out the very worst aspects of human behaviour. An interview with Paul Verhaeghe, professor of clinical psychology and psychoanalysis at the University of […]
Kate Pickett joins Politics Theory Other to discuss her new book – co-authored with Richard Wilkinson – The Inner Level: How More Equal Societies Reduce Stress, Restore Sanity and Improve Everyone’s Well-being, the follow up […]