Uber: Behind the scenes

In the past few weeks, Uber and Lyft drivers protesting unfair pay, poor working conditions, and lack of transparency have generated headlines across all media platforms. It has also surfaced that rideshare drivers have been manipulating the apps to prompt surge pricing, an attempt to combat low-wages. A recent article published in the American Affairs Journal explains the reason behind Uber’s labor practices and claims that Uber is neither “innovative” nor “disruptive,” and has not solved the problems that have always been present in the taxi industry.