Uber Drivers Strike As Execs Make Millions Off IPO

By Negin Owliaei, Inequality.org -

With the ring of a bell, controversial former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick became a billionaire on Friday when the ridesharing company made its debut on the New York Stock Exchange. But while Uber [...]

Outside Uber HQ, Drivers Demand A Cut Of The Riches

By Patrick Howell O'Neill, Gizmodo.com -

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Just days ahead of Silicon Valley’s most hyped mega-IPO, a group of a several hundred Uber drivers gathered in front of the company’s San Francisco headquarters and took [...]

The Uber IPO: Billions For Investors, Increased Exploitation For Workers

By Shannon Jones, WSWS.org -

The valuation of ride share company Uber hit $82.4 billion after an Initial Public Offering (IPO) of its stock on Thursday, one of the largest IPOs in the US since Facebook. The sale further [...]