by | Nov 21, 2019

Sacramento Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, the San Diego Democrat who authored a landmark labor law (Assembly Bill 5), apparently is one of the most intelligent people in the state. Her colleagues who voted for that law, and the governor who signed…

by | Nov 7, 2019

If you haven’t listened to California’s Democratic leaders (and who can blame you for that), you wouldn’t know that our state is the world’s fifth-largest economy and a model for the rest of the United States. We are the heart and…

by | Sep 16, 2019

Last Wednesday, California passed a new bill that will force “gig workers” for companies like Uber and Lyft to be reclassified as permanent employees rather than independent contractors. Proponents of the bill see the gig economy through a moralistic lens in which…

by | Jun 12, 2018

No one likes surge pricing. I can confidently say that there has never been a person who has opened up their Uber or Lyft app and seen that fares were 50 to 100 percent higher and thought, “Oh, good!” That…

by | Mar 19, 2018

Following the publication of a paper authored primarily by Stanford professor Stephen Zoepf that suggested that Lyft and Uber drivers make a median hourly profit of $3.37, opponents of ridesharing quickly seized on the number. Major outlets such as NPR…

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