Daily Kos - Scientists aren't willing yet to say if there is a connection between a series of nine small earthquakes near Youngstown, Ohio, and hydraulic fracturing. That's the technique nicknamed "fracking," which injects millions of gallons of water under pressure to break up rock and get at fossil fuels, especially natural gas. Read more.
After a monumental political battle, California passed AB5, a law that will make it much harder for gig economy companies to classify their workers as “independent contractors.” Now, the same political battle is coming to New York. That means it’s a perfect time to hear from Uber and Lyft drivers, in their own words. Read more.