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labor

This Bill Could Destroy Uber's Unsustainable Business Model

An unholy alliance of on-demand companies is desperately trying to stop a California bill from reclassifying their independent contractors as employees.
Edward Ongweso Jr
11 hours ago
Off-Menu

It's Tuesday, February 5, and Central Park's Hot Duck Is Now a Pawn in the Foie Gras Debate

Plus, another American baker doubles down on bigoted drivel.
Hannah Keyser
2.5.19
Food delivery

Apparently the Secret to Better Take-Out Service Is... Shelves?

Yeah, like, the things you put stuff on.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.10.19
VICE Guide to Life

How to String Together Free Trials for More Than a Year

From free food to free rides, trials from HBO, Uber, Graze, and more are the broke person’s ticket to living the good life.
Gina Ragusa
10.24.18
Work

Being a Freelancer Can Really Suck

No boss, no problem? Not so fast. The gig economy has all kinds of pitfalls for workers and sometimes even their neighbors.
Melissa Kravitz
5.9.18
Pizza

Pizza Delivery Guy Leaves Creepy 4-Page Note for Customer Who Forgot Tip

Not OK. Terrifying, actually.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.3.17
Food delivery

Why Food Delivery Apps Are Causing Chaos at Schools

Students will now have to return to the misery of food prepared by their parents and cafeteria workers, or resort to the plebeian barter system.
Nick Rose
2.15.17
Florida

The Sharing Economy of Disaster Relief

How companies like Uber and Airbnb respond to Hurricane Matthew shows how "human" the sharing economy really is.
Sarah Emerson
10.7.16
thump news

DJ Snake Will Hand-Deliver a Copy of His New Album to You Today

Deliveries start at 4PM today.
Britt Julious
8.7.16