The Street: GIG ECONOMY IS CRUSHING THE U.S. WORKER — ‘RAW DEAL’ AUTHOR Steven Hill

The Street, October 24, 2015

Television interview by The Street’s Gregg Greenberg of Raw Deal author Steven Hill.

Wall Street and Silicon Valley may be excited about the emergence of the so-called sharing economy, but freelance workers driving for Uber are getting “screwed over,” says Steven Hill, author of the new...

CNN: What happens to jobs in the ‘Uber economy’?

By Steven Hill, CNN, October 22, 2015

What will jobs of the future look like, in a world in which Uber, Airbnb and TaskRabbit are becoming the model for new job creation.

The U.S. workforce, which has been one of the world’s most productive and wealthiest, is undergoing an...

Washington Independent Review of Books reviews Raw Deal

Washington Independent Review of Books, October 21, 2015

Reviewed by Michael Causey

You might want to stop high-fiving yourselves, freelancers.

Say, you look like a bright guy. Entrepreneurial. High-energy. Not afraid of a challenge. Am I right? Bet you’d like to be your own boss,...

NY Daily News: Airbnb is not the little guy’s ally

By Steven Hill, New York Daily News, October 22, 2015

The giant hospitality service Airbnb has struck like a tornado in city after city. In response, some cities are legalizing Airbnb’s app-based rent-a-room operation, while others are cracking down.

Jersey City is the latest to announce it will try legalization; San Francisco,...

Fast Company: Welcome To The Share The Crumbs Economy

By Steven Hill, Fast Company, October 20, 2015

The following post was excerpted from
RAW DEAL: How the “Uber Economy” and Runaway Capitalism are Screwing American Workers
Reprinted with permission from St. Martin’s Press
(c) 2015 by Steven Hill, published on October 20, 2015

Micro-gigging via the various labor...

Steven Hill interviewed on Bloomberg Business about the Sharing Economy

Bloomberg Business, October 20, 2015

The Bloomberg Advantage’s Carol Massar and Cory Johnson interview journalist and author Steven Hill about the sharing economy and his new book “Raw Deal: How the “Uber Economy” and Runaway Capitalism Are Screwing American Workers.” He speaks on “Bloomberg Markets.”

Fast Company: Creating A New Kind Of Safety Net For The Uber Economy

By Steven Hill, Fast Company, October 19, 2015

Creating a new social contract for a multi-employer world.

In a few short years since its founding, Uber has become an iconic company and a global phenomenon, valued at $51 billion—almost as much as old-economy stalwart General Motors, which clocks...

Huff Post: Is Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky Telling Us the Truth About His Company?

By Steven Hill, Huffington Post, October 17, 2015

The following post was excerpted from
RAW DEAL: How the “Uber Economy” and Runaway Capitalism are Screwing American Workers
Reprinted with permission from St. Martin’s Press
(c) 2015 by Steven Hill, published on October 20, 2015

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The third actor in this...

SF Chronicle: How to keep Uber from becoming too much of a good thing

by Steven Hill, San Francisco Chronicle, October 11, 2015

Uber, the $51 billion global ride-hailing company, has quickly become not only a leader in the urban transportation industry but also popular among many of its users. My friends especially love its handy app, which allows the waiting passenger to track...

The Dangers of the On Demand Economy — interview with Steven Hill

By Steven Hill, Zero Hour with RJ Eskow, September 30, 2015

Steven Hill, author of Raw Deal: How the “Uber Economy” and Runaway Capitalism Are Screwing American Workers, interviewed by RJ Eskow about the on-demand economy. Video and radio.…