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Progressives Should NEVER Use Uber Or Lyft: Part 4


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Sustainable and responsible alternatives to Uber and Lyft abound.
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Uber and Lyft are bad for workers, cities, and the environment;

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They are a threat to the democratic oversight of urban transportation;

And they help promote the spread of toxic, Post-Truth politics and culture.

If you hold progressive values, Uber and Lyft should make you very angry. But there is a silver lining.

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The best thing about Uber and Lyft is:

You Don't Need Them!

Convenience always comes with a price; in this case, many of the costs of your Uber or Lyft ride are being paid for by drivers, cities, and the environment.

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The good new is, you do not need Uber and Lyft--AT ALL. There are plenty of more socially and environmentally responsible alternatives available:

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