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  • The Uber IPO Was Not a Failure. But IPOs in General Are a Mess

    Conflicts of interest can add the wrong kind of drama to a stock's debut.

  • Uber and Lyft are trying to make an end-run around unionization (UBER, LYFT)

    Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi and Lyft cofounders Logan Green and John Zimmer have written an op-ed in which they maintain that flexible employment is essential for their drivers. The argument follows the passage of a bill in California's state Assembly that could, if passed by the state Senate and signed into law, reclassify ride-hailing drivers as employees rather than independent contractors. Uber and Lyft can't afford a unionized workforce and argue that employment law should be changed, and...

    Business Insider
  • Mike Pence took to CNN to sell the remaining scraps of his soul at low, low prices

    It's not clear if it's coincidence or plan that saw both White House Inhabitant Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence filling up television time this Sunday; perhaps even this White House knew that trying to defend a new potential war with the likes of Kellyanne Conway would be a bit much, and Sarah Sanders has been a short-timer for months. Maybe it was just time for Mike Pence to degrade himself again. The Jesus-punching faux Christian has lined himself up with Trump more than he lined...

    Daily Kos