Tag Archives: Elites; Mandarins; Nerds; Lyft; Uber; DoorDash; contract labor; Say What?

Robber Barons of the 21st Century

While high-tech Mandarins continue to accumulate staggering wealth, and the Revenge of the Nerds assumes dominance in the economy, service sector jobs make up most of the rest of what’s available in the marketplace and the pay sucks. The pandemic has convincingly demonstrated, among other notable inequities, that most of the “essential workers” keeping society Read More