What Uber's Bad Headlines Mean For The Gig Economy03:44
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Uber drivers protest  the company's recent fare cuts and go on strike in front of the car service's New York offices on February 1, 2016 in New York City. The drivers say Uber continues to cut into their earnings without cutting into its own take from each ride. In claiming fare reduction would mean more work for drivers, the San Francisco based company cut its prices by 15 percent last week.  (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)MoreCloseclosemore
Uber drivers protest the company's recent fare cuts and go on strike in front of the car service's New York offices on February 1, 2016 in New York City. The drivers say Uber continues to cut into their earnings without cutting into its own take from each ride. In claiming fare reduction would mean more work for drivers, the San Francisco based company cut its prices by 15 percent last week. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Uber has been in the headlines a lot lately, and not for good reasons.There was the Saturday rampage by an Uber driver in Kalamazoo that killed six. The company has also been slashing its rates, including a 15 percent reduction in New York City last month that sparked protests from drivers. It's also fighting unionization of drivers, most recently in Seattle.

Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti looks at what is next for Uber and the gig economy with Rana Foroohar, assistant managing editor for business and economics at Time in New York.

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This segment aired on February 23, 2016.

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