Are Gigs the Future of Work? - Market Mad House
The gig economy breeds such horrendous inequality because it lets corporations base pay solely on somebody’s contribution to the platform. To explain; Disney made $1.2 billion in a weekend from Avengers: Endgame, while a contractor might make $1 or $2 from a cataloged photo. Thus, Downey gets to fly around in private jets and live in Malibu, while Mechanical Turk jobbers stand in line at the food bank.