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gig economy

Uber Still Hasn't Turned a Profit

In 2016 alone, the company lost $2.6 billion.
Sam Kriss
10.2.17
uber

What the Uber Ruling Means for Drivers and Passengers

The headlines say it's a ban, but will you still be able to traipse home drunk next weekend?
Mark Wilding
9.22.17
Work

Bus Drivers Talk About the Worst Stuff They've Encountered On the Job

And also the best stuff, in the interest of fairness.
Amy Walker
4.26.17
News

How Do You Define and then Ban Body-Shaming Adverts?

Sadiq Khan announced that he's asked TfL to set up some kind of regulatory board to make sure there are no more ads like that "Beach Body Ready" one on the Tube. But how would that actually work?
Yasmin Jeffery
6.15.16
News

How Boris Johnson Fucked London, and How the Next Mayor Could Fix It

From housing and transport to business and culture, BoJo hasn't left London in the best state. Here are some ways the next mayor could right those wrongs.
Mark Wilding
5.4.16
Stuff

We Asked Uber Drivers If They're Worried About the 24-Hour Tube

Could the round-the-clock tube be as big of a threat to Uber drivers as they were to cabbies?
Tim Noble
3.17.16
London

A London Bus Driver Has Been Suspended For Wanking On His Bus

At first he looks like he's wearing skin coloured trousers, but as you look closer, you realise, no, he is in fact naked from the waist down.
Joe Goodman
11.11.15
Stuff

London's Garden Bridge Will Be an Expensive Private Playground Paid for by the Public

It's a "public" park owned by a charity that will be closed off for private events, and where you can't skate or cycle.
Mark Wilding
11.5.15
Culture

We Spoke to a Dismaland Artist Who’s Behind the Anti-Arms Dealer Posters Going Up All Over London

People have been sneaking anti-war posters onto tubes and bus stops.
Philip Kleinfeld
9.16.15
Stuff

The UK's Dystopian New 'Advertising Eyes' Stare Right into Your Soul

The new technology, which scans crowds to decide what kind of product to advertise, is evidence that we're living in a dystopian satire written by a heavy-handed idiot.
Sam Kriss
8.28.15
Stuff

What Does the Mayor of London Actually Do?

Which parts of your life does the capital's mayor control and why should you care?
Mark Wilding
5.22.15
Travel

I Spent 20 Hours On the Same London Bus

Wasted drug dealers, teenage moped gangs and suicidal Romanians – you see a lot of things on the 453.
Jack Cummings
3.18.15
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