Stories about Sharing Economy

Beyond the valley of the gig economy

'Raw Deal' author Steven Hill on Uber tech, the perils of California ideologies, and the twilight of the elites.

How we beat Airbnb

The news media have missed the real story of how a community coalition organized, ran campaigns, educated, and eventually forced the giant corporation to quit posting illegal listings

Opinion: Airbnb must stop discriminating against disabled people

The hospitality giant still allows hosts to reject people with disabilities, and that needs to end

How we can tax Uber

Maybe SF can charge a fee for all the congestion, street damage, and Muni impacts of 45,000 new cars on the streets

YIMBYs, Smart Growth — and unanswered questions

The real-estate industry loves smart growth; here's why

Ding-dong aesthetics

From jury-rigged buzzers to symbols of the surveillance state, Marc Weidenbaum explores the surprising cultural history of SF's humble doorbells.

Company Town: Tech vs. grassroots on the screen

New documentary uses 2015 supe campaign to show how the community is fighting the tech-money invasion

Airbnb makes half its SF money with illegal listings

Study shows that more than 50 percent of revenue in SF comes from hosts who are breaking the law

Lies of the “sharing economy” start to collapse

At what point do Lyft, Uber, and Airbnb need to be treated as taxi and hotel companies -- or are we already there?

The political impact of the Airbnb ad fail

Tech firm spends $8 million on ads -- and the latest (really stupid) one could cost the election By Tim Redmond OCTOBER 23, 2015 – I...