Weep for anyone but gig economy drivers

Gig economy

Heather Somerville, “Uber Shedding About 350 Jobs to Shore Up Business,” Wall Street Journal, October 14, 2019, https://www.wsj.com/articles/uber-shedding-about-350-jobs-to-shore-up-business-11571092680

David Shepardson, “Uber and Lyft are refusing to appear at a Congressional hearing, angering lawmakers,” Business Insider, October 15, 2019, https://www.businessinsider.com/us-house-panel-strongly-urges-uber-lyft-to-take-part-in-hearing-2019-10


Brexit

Boris Johnson appears—the text is not yet public—to be accepting a customs border through the Irish Sea. It remains unclear that he can get such a deal, which apparently relies on a distinction between Northern Ireland being de jure in the United Kingdom customs zone and de facto in the European Union customs zone, through the Commons.[1] And yeah, you’re entitled to ask just how that distinction could actually work.

Daniel Boffey et al., “Boris Johnson ‘on brink of Brexit deal’ after border concessions,” Guardian, October 15, 2019, https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/oct/15/boris-johnson-close-to-brexit-deal-after-border-concessions


  1. [1]Daniel Boffey et al., “Boris Johnson ‘on brink of Brexit deal’ after border concessions,” Guardian, October 15, 2019, https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/oct/15/boris-johnson-close-to-brexit-deal-after-border-concessions

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