Air Date: 04-01-2016
Today we take a look at the raging battle for the soul of the new economy. The age of working at the factory for decades before retiring with a pension and gold watch is well behind us but what’s coming next? A world where everyone is completely on their own, scraping together work one gig at a time? Or an economy of worker-owners who are compensated fully for their labor and have a voice in the direction of their companies?
Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill
Ch. 3: Song 1: The Sharing Song - Jack Johnson
Ch. 5: Song 2: RazorWire-Remastered - Chris Priest
Ch. 7: Song 3: Capitalism Is Tearing Us Apart - sole
Ch. 9: Song 4: Working Poor - Horse Feathers
Ch. 11: Song 5: Cooperation - Jim Valley
Ch. 13: Song 6: Right to Complain - Trombone Shorty & Marc Broussard
Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics
Ch. 23: Final comments on Democracy Spring and the cabbie who suggested todays episode
Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone
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Not Cool Uber (via Dave Craige on Medium.com)
Seattle Passes Law Letting Uber, Lyft Drivers Unionize (via Reuters)
Fed up Uber Drivers Aim to Disrupt Super Bowl 50 - With their Own Mobile App (via Mother Jones)
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Episode #1003: http://www.bestoftheleft.com/_1003_capitalism
Written by BOTL Communications Director Amanda Hoffman
Produced by Jay! Tomlinson
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