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Episode 26: Forget ISIS—Uber Is A Greater Threat To Your Security

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Uber or Isis: Which is really a greater threat to the security of millions of people in this country, and around the world? In conversation with national taxi workers advocate Bhairavi Desai and foreign policy expert Phyllis Bennis, I make the point that, by far, the answer is Uber.

ISIS is a brutal extremist gang—whose rise, people conveniently forget, was a direct result of U.S. foreign policy—but its capability to hurt millions of people comes nowhere near the reach of Uber’s model of “corporate terrorism”, which is a threat to the standard of living of most Americans.

Our Robber Baron of the week is Rupert Murdoch.

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