The standard thinking goes that the 2008 recession plus a more sophisticated internet led to the gig economy. Louis Hyman joins us to talk about how decisions made by business leaders as early as the 1950s actually laid the foundation for where we are today. His new book is called “Temp: How American Work, American Business, and the American Dream Became Temporary” (Viking).
Uber driver Joshua Oh drives in Honolulu on Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Jennifer Sinco Kelleher/AP Photo