As we said yesterday (and many other days) it is pay to play in many parts of our overly politicized economy, and Uber (the world’s leading ridesharing company) wants to play. That’s why it just brought on a high powered consultant formerly of the Obama administration to smooth things over with the other rent seekers.
California, what are you doing to yourself? You were so beautiful. You were once full of so much life. So full of promise and opportunity. But now look at you. The Golden State isn’t very golden anymore. You are sinking into the big government (socialist?) morass more and more every year. You are run by the prison workers, teacher’s, and (apparently) the farm worker’s unions. It’s just a shame.
Good thing they’re handling the money.
I love that “brain drain” is in quotes.
This is one of those “through the looking glass”/red pill pieces which come from Mises.org periodically.
And even that is doubtful.
Good for her. Money is so, you know, dirty. Thankfully though she was able to find enough to buy a $10.5 million apartment in New York in 2013.
It is absolutely true that small business is the employment driver for this country and in many respects for the world.