Steven Hill

Steven Hill is a journalist-in-residence at the Berlin Social Science Center and former senior fellow at New America. He is the author of seven books, most recently The Startup Illusion: How the Internet Economy Threatens Our Welfare (in German) and Raw Deal: How the "Uber Economy" and Runaway Capitalism Are Screwing American Workers.

How Uber and Lyft tend to widen disparities of race and class in urban transportation systems Read more

Housing and Transportation


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Uber whistleblowers reveal more scandal Read more

Energy and the Environment

Why Uber’s business model keeps bleeding money—and how it might yet right itself as a useful but less grandiose venture Read more



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Proposals abound to overhaul the Social Security system via means-testing, raising the retirement age, or price adjustments. But the real solution to a fairer, more stable retirement system is Social Security expansion. Read more

Economic Policy

How the popular matching company facilitates landlord conversion of entire rental buildings to de facto hotels.  Read more

Economic Policy

David Cameron's speech has its fair share of detractors, but it should be embraced as an impetus to take Europe's governance to the next level. Read more

America and the World