The great American fallout: how small towns came to resent cities

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Its no secret Donald Trump benefited from rural voters. But Democrat or Republican, they usually tell Katherine Cramer who has spent a decade visiting residents of small-town Wisconsin the same thing: its the cities that get all the breaks, and then have the gall to look down on them, too Joes voice takes on a […]


Homeless, assaulted, broke: drivers left behind as Uber promises change at the top

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Uber has vowed a shakeup of its scandal-prone executive culture. But its drivers, often left destitute by car rentals and low pay, who are being shortchanged It was billed as one of the most important company-wide meetings in the history of Los Angeles. The 28-year-old rolled up his sleeping bag, put it in the trunk […]


Airbnb faces worldwide opposition. It plans a movement to rise up in its defence

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The room-rental website, now worth $30bn, faces a critical year as city authorities clamp down In the back room of a pub in Kentish Town, a group of middle-class Londoners are perched on velvet-covered stools, eating hummus and talking about property. On the wall, above a pile of empty beer kegs, a slide presentation is […]


Ken Loach: If youre not angry, what kind of person are you?

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Hes been a thorn in the establishments side since Cathy Come Home and Kes. At 80, hes made his angriest film yet I, Daniel Blake, Paul Laverty met while doing their research: the young lad with nothing in his fridge who hadnt eaten properly for three days; the woman ashamed of attending food banks; the […]