Sharing the Wealth, Unevenly

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

In his book "What's Yours is Mine" author Tom Slee argues that the ,neighbours helping neighbours, concept that launched the sharing economy has been left behind. Venture capital has taken over, resulting in low paying work and a lack of consumer protection. As municipalities across Ontario attempt to impose rules on Uber, the biggest player in the sharing economy, The Agenda looks at the policy options, and the reality of working as an UberX driver.
Episode:
The Sharing Economy's Front Line
Aired:
May 04, 2016