Are we all becoming freelancers?

Have you taken a look at the “bigger picture” of freelancing?

Richard Greenwald, labor historian and social critic takes a look at the “gig economy” that is forming and asks in this article: Are we all becoming freelancers? He says:

We are living at the dawn of the freelance world, as more and more people find themselves working as consultants, contract workers or freelancers. This change in the way we work is as profound as the shift that occurred during the industrial revolution…

Temporary gigs continue to displace stable jobs that were once the norm, but somehow we’re unable to see the process for what it is: another fundamental transformation of America’s economy, and thus culture.

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How is this affecting you and the people you know?