Lyft and Uber Drivers Strike, Ask Riders to Close Apps
The drivers for rideshare companies look to put the brakes on wage reductions.
How the On-Demand Economy Enables the Cycle of Racial Labor Discrimination
We talked to the National Employment Law Project’s Nayantara Mehta about how apps like Uber exploit workers and dress up old models of discrimination in shiny new clothes.
Uber's Diversity Report: Employees Are Predominantly White and Male
Black and Latinx people make up only 14.4 percent of the company.
STUDY: Uber And Lyft Drivers Discriminate Based on Passenger Race
“The study has found major areas of racial discrimination within this new industry. It’s quite concerning.”
#DNCInPhilly Finale: An Anti-Uber Protest, a Rooftop Mural and Other Notable Actions from This Week
The Democratic National Convention provided activists from a wide range of causes with a huge, national platform. Here’s a quick roundup of some of the notable actions that we couldn’t cover in real time.
French Taxi Drivers Protest Uber, Another North Carolina Shark Attack, Antarctic Yeti Crab
Some of Thursday’s big headlines
When It Comes to Race, Uber and Lyft Give Taxis a Ride for Their Money
Johana Bhuylan reports at BuzzFeed.