CBC Radio’s The Sunday Magazine is a lively, wide-ranging mix of topical long-form conversations, engaging ideas and more. Each week, host Piya Chattopadhyay takes time for deep exploration, but also makes space for surprise, delight and fun.
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When the “sharing economy” launched about a decade ago, its proponents said it would revolutionize work and transform society. But it didn't take long before app-based gig work showed a darker, more dystopian side. Piya Chattopadhyay speaks with sociologist Juliet Schor, author of After the Gig, about what went wrong, and how we can engineer a reboot, particularly as many of us have relied more on gig-fueled services during this pandemic.