They’re calling the gig economy the agile one. Nimble or not, it needs rules

by Rashmee

Posted on June 24, 2017


Who would’ve thought it? The rise of the gig economy, low wages and the lack of bargaining power for workers makes 21st century Britain more like the country that existed before the Industrial Revolution, which began in the mid 18th century. That’s what Andy Haldane, chief economist of the Bank of England, has said, evoking … Continue reading “They’re calling the gig economy the agile one. Nimble or not, it needs rules”

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Never mind Tony Blair, here’s why the ‘gig economy’ & Corbyn are in the news

by Rashmee

Posted on September 1, 2015


Tony Blair calls it the “politics of parallel reality” but never mind that. Is it a coincidence that the so-called “gig economy” is in the news along with old-fashioned economic left-wing politicians such as Jeremy Corbyn in Britain? And Bernie Sanders in the US. What’s the link you might ask, between the Uber-isation of work, ie … Continue reading “Never mind Tony Blair, here’s why the ‘gig economy’ & Corbyn are in the news”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK