gig-economy

Domestic Workers’ Only Hope Is Submitting to Big Tech

In a post-pandemic world, cleaners, nannies, caregivers and others will likely have one option to stay afloat: Uber-like companies that prey on undocumented gig economy workers

‘Sorry We Missed You’ Takes a Buzz Saw to the Gig Economy

Ken Loach made a coronavirus masterpiece back when the gig economy still killed workers, but slowly and out of sight. His new film ‘Sorry We Missed You’ is harrowing.

Your Bartender Needs Your Help. Here’s How to Send Them a Tip.

There’s a giant Google Doc of GoFundMes making the rounds. It’ll help keep your favorite barkeep afloat until they can sling you a drink once more.

We Can Only Dream of the Stimulus Packages Other Countries Are Passing

From Germany to Canada to Korea, bailout cash is going to those who actually need it most — and who can actually help their flagging economies