The gig is up: America’s booming economy is built on hollow promises | Robert Reich

Contract workers prop up big earners but under Trump’s anti-labor administration are ruthlessly exploited themselvesUber just filed its first quarterly report as a publicly traded company. Although it lost $1bn, investors may still do well because the …

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How the Amazon-Google-Uber effect sets inflation | Mohamed El-Erian

Tech innovations have driven the drift down in prices – policymakers ignore such forces at their peril Debates about inflation in advanced economies have changed remarkably over the past decades. Setting aside (mis)measurement issues, concerns about de…

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