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CA Uber ruling prompts sharp, varied reaction

The ruling of the California Labor Commission last week that an Uber driver is an employee of the company — not a contractor — prompted national and international reaction from economists and other close observers of the growing “sharing” economy.

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Paint it Blackout: Will India-type power crashes hit Calif.?

Aug. 1, 2012 By John Seiler India is being hit with a series of blackouts that have crippled the country. It sounds a lot like California dipped in curry. From The Economist: * India has “blackouts (during peak hours the

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