The Bottom Line

The Shortcomings of the Sharing Economy – an Interview with Steven Hill


The Bottom Line (Air Date: January 24, 2017) – Millions of Americans love using Uber, Lyft, Taskrabbit, Airbnb, Upwork and many other disruptive startups that comprise the emergent “sharing economy.”  But political writer and lecturer Steven Hill argues that people working for these businesses are paid less and are losing the certainty, security, and benefits that Americans depended on a generation ago. Hill is author of Raw Deal: How the “Uber Economy” and Runaway Capitalism Are Screwing American Workers. He discusses the current problems these “gig economy” businesses pose for workers, traditional businesses, and local governments, as well as possible solutions to protect workers going forward.



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The Bottom Line was a business show that ran on KCPW from 2014 to 2017. Hosted by financial advisor Doug Wells, the show focused on the human story behind building and running a successful company in Utah, including the personal journey of founders and leaders, the hard work, the tough decisions, the temporary setbacks and
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