By Tyler Durden Uber has warned that it may have to hike prices up to 111%, after a San Francisco judge ruled on Monday that the ride-sharing company, as well as its competitor Lyft, must classify their drivers as employees - a move which will disproportionately affect low-income customers. The ruling means that the companies will be required to provide various benefits … [Read more...] about Uber Warns Of 111% Price Hikes After California Judge Rules Drivers Are Employees
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By George Gilder Up here in Maskachusetts, in the Berkshire Hills, we have a new form of fascism that might well be called “phasism” as our Governor Charlie Baker phases out our freedoms and our economic life. Banning music and theater and Tanglewood concerts and tennis tournaments and baseball games and track meets and schools and colleges, he has put his knee on the … [Read more...] about The New Fascism
By Daniel J. Mitchell The coronavirus has been horrible news, most obviously because of death and suffering. But the disease has also wreaked havoc with the economy and given politicians an excuse to push counterproductive policies. But if you want to find a silver lining to that dark cloud, the virus may be putting pressure on America’s government school monopoly. For … [Read more...] about Could COVID-19 End the Government Monopoly on Education?
By Simon Black, Sovereign Man Life has taken an eerie turn for digital nomads as their favorite cities emptied of tourists and foreigners working remotely. Tasha Prados arrived in Vietnam in late February, a few weeks before the country closed its borders. On March 12, she received word that she had 10 days to request an evacuation to the US through her travel … [Read more...] about 4 Countries Welcoming Digital Nomads During Covid
By The Corbett Report Today we’re joined by Gary Chartier of GaryChartier.net for a discussion about the life and work of Lysander Spooner. We talk about Spooner’s American Letter Mail Company, his abolitionist activism, and the development of his anarchist philosophy and his arguments against the state. From 2013: https://youtu.be/KBy3V8VCFzk Watch this video on … [Read more...] about The Life and Thought of Lysander Spooner