From Critiques Of Libertarianism
A euphemistic term for yet another way of evading regulations and breaking the law while exploiting workers. Network effects tend to make the successful firms monopolistic.
- A Glut of Easy Money Is Clogging City Streets [More...]
- "Lyft and Uber have artificially reduced the price of a car ride in dense global cities such as New York—and so they have artificially increased the demand for such rides. Over the past decade, the number of registered for-hire cars in New York City, for example, has nearly tripled. Traffic speeds have fallen to record lows."
- Neither Uber nor Lyft believe sharing is the future [More...]
- They plan to own fleets of self-driving cars.
- The sharing economy hype [More...]
- Although these companies facilitate the use of underutilized resources, the reality is that this new business model is largely based on evading regulations and breaking the law.
- What's Yours Is Mine: Against the Sharing Economy (book)
- A comprehensive critique of the hyper-capitalism behind the feel-good marketing of Uber, AirBnB, Instagram, TaskRabbit, and other companies.
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