"Prime Minister Shinzo Abe came to power vowing to drag Japan out of deflation and stagnation. His logic was that rising prices would drive higher salaries and increased consumption."More than two years on, prices are rising, but wages adjusted for inflation have sunk to the lowest since at least 1990."
"Many Americans are making extra money renting out spare rooms, designing websites, selling products that they designed themselves at home, or even driving their own car..."...raising hard questions about workplace protections and what a good job will look like in the future."
"...crack down on bosses that exploit employees by misclassifying them as contractors or even steal their wages."