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Josh Mohrer, Uber's general manager for New York, speaks to the media while Uber riders and driver-partners take part in a rally on steps of the New York City Hall in New York June 30, 2015. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/File Photo

Uber And Deregulated Hypercapitalism Increasingly Leave Americans Unprotected

The embrace of rapidly growing companies like Uber is the harbinger of a deeper and more disturbing trend—the reality that Americans are increasingly unprotected as individuals against the growing power of corporate giants.

June 6, 2016
Maya Jackson, a Lyft driver from Sacramento, holds a Lyft Glowstache during a photo opportunity in San Francisco, California February 3, 2016. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Lyft Drivers, If Employees, Owed Millions More – Court Documents

Lyft drivers would have recouped an average of $835 each under a standard rate for mileage reimbursement set by the U.S. government.

March 20, 2016

Uber Reaches $50 Billion Valuation With New Funding, Report Says

Uber, the gorilla of ride-booking apps, has raised close to $1 billion from investors.

July 31, 2015

Ride-Share Service Lyft Reaches Deal With New York

New York (AFP) — Ride-share operator Lyft has struck a deal allowing its launch in New York City two weeks after a snag over safety and licensing forced a postponement. Lyft said it was launching a service in all five boroughs of the city starting at 7:00 p.m. Friday. “We’ve finalized an agreement to offer […]

July 25, 2014