Clinton, Uber and the political impact of the ‘gig economy’

On Monday afternoon, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton gave a speech laying out her economic vision. In it, she states that “many Americans are making extra money renting out a small room, designing websites, selling products they design themselves at home or even driving their own car.” And even though she praises this so-called gig economy for “unleashing innovation,” she’s also concerned about the lack of work-place protections that these jobs entail. She didn’t mention Uber by name, but it certainly fits the description of exactly the kind of companies she’s calling out.

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