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Universal Basic Income

What Is Universal Basic Income, and Can It Help Black America?

Universal Basic Income is the idea that the gov should provide all people a sufficient…

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Pissed Off: Uber and Lyft Drivers Get No Relief

When you got to go, you got to go!

Uber and Lyft drivers have a problem of utmost urgency—they have nowhere to use the…

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airbnb

Jamie Foxx Airbnb’s Miami Mansion

Some cool Airbnb news for a change!

The estate also includes a lounge area and hot tub; stainless steel appliances, a “state…

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Uber

Study Finds Shocking Racist Practices by Uber and Lyft Drivers

Is requesting an Uber or Lyft as difficult for blacks as hailing a cab? A new study suggests that may be the case

A new study found that drivers working for the popular ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft…

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Airbnb Releases Anti-Discrimination Battle Plan

Airbnb offers up a methodical approach to weed discriminatory practices from its platform

Amid increasing outrage over discriminatory practices by some Airbnb hosts’ refusal to accept guest requests…

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Airbnb

Airbnb Honors National Voting Rights Act

Lodging service makes strides in diversity intitives and civic engagement

If you logged into Airbnb last Saturday, you may have seen this image:
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The…

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Eric Holder

Former AG Eric Holder Will Help Airbnb with Anti-Discrimination Policy

Airbnb enlists the help of Eric Holder to battle racism perpetrated by some hosts on its platform

Former Attorney General and President Obama appointee Eric Holder will aid Airbnb in crafting an…

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airbnb

Congressional Black Caucus to Airbnb: Why is it “So Easy to Discriminate?”

The Congressional Black Caucus steps into the Airbnb and alleged discrimination fray

“Why is it seemingly so easy to discriminate against someone via Airbnb’s Internet platform?

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Geniemates

Brooklyn Couple Creates ‘Uber for Housecleaning’

Couple, too exhausted for housework, creates Geniemates app

“We created a service that gives families, entrepreneurs, busy moms and dads their time back.”

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tech

Tech Will Forever Change the Way We Work in Just a Few Years

In ten years, your work life will be significantly different than what it is today

“…wearables such as smartwatches will tell a worker when it’s time to take breaks, eat,…

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gig economy

Refusing to Rent to Blacks: Ethics in the Gig Economy

The new sharing, or gig economy, is bound to bring into question many ethical and legal issues especially around discrimination.

“The host at first accepted her request and then messaged, “I hate niggers, so I…

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You Can Now Make Your Toyota Lease Payments by Driving for Uber

The new offering from Toyota and Uber is an innovative, new way to use income derived from the sharing economy

As ride-sharing services continue to disrupt the transportation industry, automakers have been left with little…

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uber

The Push to Help Uber and Other Gig Economy Workers

With the amount of people working for Internet-based business such as Uber, tax laws and finances are getting complicated.

“Draft a carve-out to temporarily exempt gig-economy Internet platforms from ill-fitting labor laws.”

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Want to Get Rich? Start an Uber or AirBnB-Like Company

The tech startup you are considering had better be "an Uber" of something

Sharing economy businesses such as Uber will see revenue triple by 2020.

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Airbnb Rules the “Gig” Economy

Airbnb is poised to lead the gig economy and we can expect to see a similar "sharing" model in enterprises and in manufacturing

The next, and potentially most disruptive, sector to emerge in the sharing economy will be…

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How To

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How to Position Yourself As an Industry Authority

To build your authority, you’ll need a continuous message that tells the world who you…

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‘I See You’: The Power and Beauty of Building Multiple Tribes of Professional Women

Women that make the time to find their tribes of professional sisters have a competitive…

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