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The inequalities of capitalist economies are not exactly news. “For centuries, a woman’s social status was clear-cut: either she had a maid or she was one.”

What the combined efforts of the Uber-for-X companies created is a new form of servant, one distributed through complex markets to thousands of different people.
Venture capitalists have subsidized the creation of platforms for low-paying work that deliver on-demand servant services to rich people,

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