The On-Demand Economy and Racial Discrimination

The rise of services such as Uber and Lyft presents opportunities for the perpetuation of racial and other forms of discrimination. Read this article from Colorlines detailing the harms of contractor-based services.

[B]ehind these companies’ flashy design and world-disrupting messaging lies something else: Good old-fashioned exploitation, as a growing fleet of workers is being denied basic protection from racial discrimination.

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