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.
In this thought provoking and spirited interview, Rupert Read shares lessons and insights from his decades long experience as an activist. Rupert believes that as a society we are facing a “long emergency” with our […]
In this episode in our Green New Deal series, GISP Research Director Mathew Forstater discuses a proposal to combine ecological tax reform with Functional Finance. Ecological tax reform would use taxes, fines, subsidies, regulations, and […]
In the November 2017 Taxcast: we discuss the latest offshore scandal, the Paradise Papers with one of the journalists who got the scoop, Pulitzer prize winning Frederik Obermaier of Suddeutsche Zeitung and the International Consortium […]