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21
Apr

Labor in a Time of Crisis

COVID-19 has laid bare the enormous gap between the value that frontline workers bring to society and the low wages many earn in return.

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04
Nov

When Artificial Intelligence and Trucking Merge

UC Press is proud to be part of the Association of University Press’s eighth annual University Press Week, whose overall theme this year is Read. Think. Act.“Through this positive theme AUPresses members worldwide seek …

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09
May

Uber and Lyft Drivers on Strike

With Uber and Lyft drivers on strike yesterday ahead of the Uber IPO, the drivers brought to light the precarity of gig work. On CBS News, Alex Rosenblat, technology ethnographer and author …

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26
Mar

Gig Workers Fighting Back

As more people participate in the gig economy, workers are looking to organize so companies are held accountable for the labor market that they’ve helped create. In the San Francisco Chronicle piece on …

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