Today we take a look at the raging battle for the soul of the new economy. The age of working at the factory for decades before retiring with a pension and gold watch is well behind us but what’s coming next? A world where everyone is completely on their own, scraping together work one gig at a time? Or an economy of worker-owners who are compensated fully for their labor and have a voice in the direction of their companies?
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Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell – From a Basement On the Hill
Ch. 3: Song 1: The Sharing Song – Jack Johnson
Ch. 5: Song 2: RazorWire-Remastered – Chris Priest
Ch. 7: Song 3: Capitalism Is Tearing Us Apart – sole
Ch. 9: Song 4: Working Poor – Horse Feathers
Ch. 11: Song 5: Cooperation – Jim Valley
Ch. 13: Song 6: Right to Complain – Trombone Shorty & Marc Broussard
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Not Cool Uber (via Dave Craige on Medium.com)
Seattle Passes Law Letting Uber, Lyft Drivers Unionize (via Reuters)
Fed up Uber Drivers Aim to Disrupt Super Bowl 50 – With their Own Mobile App (via Mother Jones)
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Episode #1003: http://www.bestoftheleft.com/_1003_capitalism
Written by BOTL Communications Director Amanda Hoffman
Produced by Jay! Tomlinson
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