Pethokoukis, Economics, U.S. Economy

Uber having to hire David Plouffe is all that’s wrong with America

Uber hasn’t built a new kind of nuclear power plant or reengineered the measles virus to cure cancer. Instead, it has developed a piece of software that helps connect people seeking automobile transportation with people willing to supply automobile transportation. It’s a potentially dangerous innovation — at least to local taxicab monopolies. read more >