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The Problem with Uber

"Dundas Square" by Michael Gil liscened under CC BY 2.0 (via Flickr)

Uber has been taking the world of city transit by storm and has become the poster-child of the modern “gig economy.” At first glance, Uber’s service seems like a universal improvement over traditional taxi services: the app makes hailing a cab convenient for passengers, and the drivers are given complete flexibility to work as little or as much they like.

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