New York Times, July 16, 2015
Steven Hill, author of the forthcoming Raw Deal: How the “Uber Economy” and Runaway Capitalism Are Screwing American Workers (St. Martin’s Press, October 2015) is quoted in the New York Times. From the Times:
In a race already dominated by the stalled fortunes of American workers and growing income inequality, Uber is standing in as an accessible symbol of both Democrats’ and Republicans’ economic aspirations and anxieties, much in the way Walmart, the giant retailer, embodied them eight years ago.
“It’s becoming a lightning-rod, wedge issue that candidates have to address,” said Steven Hill, the author of a coming book about Uber and the so-called sharing economy. “It has real and symbolic importance about the direction of our economy.”
Candidates Will Hail a Ride, but Not Necessarily the Uber Labor Model
By Michael Barbaro and Asheley Parker, JULY 16, 2015