Edward Ongweso Jr

uber

Uber Office Has Nice Port-a-Potties for 'Employees Only,' Inferior Ones for Drivers

'Employee only' port-a-potties at an Uber service center in Los Angeles are solar powered 'VIP-Single' toilets.
Edward Ongweso Jr
Jason Koebler
7 hours ago
uber

Uber Office Had Separate Bathrooms for Drivers and ‘Employees’

"This was a mistake and we regret it," Uber said.
Edward Ongweso Jr
a day ago
CAPITALISM

Corporations Need a New Purpose, Say Davos Elites Who Control Corporations

The World Economic Forum is peddling meaningless phrases to distract from capitalism’s legitimacy crisis.
Edward Ongweso Jr
a day ago
Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley Owes Us $100 Billion in Taxes (At Least)

Over the past decade, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, Netflix, Apple, and Google have been at the cutting edge of corporate tax avoidance.
Edward Ongweso Jr
2 days ago
uber

UberPool Fare Hikes Hit Low-Income Neighborhoods in Chicago Hardest, Analysis Shows

A Reuters analysis of ride-hail data in Chicago shows that rising fares for shared rides, which were most often booked in low-income neighborhoods, resulted in lower ridership.
Edward Ongweso Jr
11.27.19
uber

We Spoke To Uber Drivers Who Have Taken Over The Company’s Offices In France

“Capitalism has gone too far. The gig economy is killing people.”
Edward Ongweso Jr
11.26.19
uber

Uber Loses Its License to Operate In London Over Rider Safety

London, U.K. transportation authorities have decided not to renew Uber's license, citing thousands of instances where riders were put at risk.
Edward Ongweso Jr
11.25.19
WeWork

WeWork Lays Off 20 Percent of Its Workforce

2,400 people have lost their jobs in a single day, and more cuts are coming.
Edward Ongweso Jr
11.21.19
uber

Juno Was Supposed to Be the Ethical Uber. Then It Sold Out and Died

A cautionary tale: Juno had tens of millions in investor subsidies, while everyone else had billions.
Edward Ongweso Jr
11.18.19
amazon

Amazon Says It Didn’t Get a $10 Billion Contract Because Trump Hates Bezos

After ignoring endless internal and external protests, Amazon is now launching one over the Pentagon awarding the JEDI contract to Microsoft.
Edward Ongweso Jr
11.15.19
uber

New Jersey Gives Uber a $650 Million Tax Bill and Says Drivers Are Employees

If California’s AB5 cracked the door, New Jersey’s tax bill for Uber could open the flood gates.
Edward Ongweso Jr
11.14.19
immigration

Privacy Rights Group Sues DHS Over ‘Coercive’ DNA Tests at the Border

The EFF argues that DNA collection is a surefire way to violate privacy and human rights.
Edward Ongweso Jr
11.14.19
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