Skip to main content
GettyImages-1176656491.jpg

#DeleteUber for Good

It’s not that there shouldn’t be worker cooperatives in ride-hailing and delivery; it just means they shouldn’t take on the burden of reforming broken organizational structures. In the United Kingdom, Dan Hind has proposed the creation of a British Digital Cooperative that would essentially be a BBC for the twenty-first century, tasked with creating public platforms, software, and digital resources with effective democratic oversight and a mission to partner with local communities across the country.

Publication date: 2019-10-11
Parent publication: Jacobin
Publication URL: https://www.jacobinmag.com/2019/10/delete-uber-independent-contractor-worker-classification

More related work

Default Image

Healthcare as a public service: Redesigning U.S. healthcare with health and equity at the center

The Veterans Health Administration—the country’s only fully public, integrated healthcare system—has a lot to tell us about how a national healthcare service for the United States might operate.

read more
Default Image

Preston is putting socialist policies into practice

Labor movements must pursue a social and economic vision that can address the deep structural inequalities these pandemic years have exposed. Preston gives a glimpse of the exciting possibilities that collaboration with unions could achieve.

read more
Default Image

This must be the year of climate action—we've wasted so many

The climate issue has grown too large and devastating to ignore. We need the demand for action raised to the highest decibel our civil society can generate.

read more