Airbnb, which earns money every time a host rents a property, has the funds and the leverage to make sure it can keep taking its share.
Two days ago we looked at the decoupling of productivity and wages, courtesy of Hank and John Green.
Now, journalist and artist Susie Cagle helps us look at another decoupling: one of employers and employees.
A few days ago, we shared the story of Gabrielle Wathen, a Baltimore woman who discovered that, due to surge pricing at 9 times the usual amount, Uber had charged her $362 for an approximately 22-minute ride. Here’s a follow-up.