The Gig Economy and the Changing Nature of Employment

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Uber is the most conspicuous company in the "sharing economy" that's turning jobs into gigs that don't have traditional worker protections. Presidential candidates are being challenged to thread their way between venture capitalists, business leaders and a new generation of employees.

Also, NASA’s successful Pluto fly-by. On today's Talking Point, President Obama, the Bully Pulpit and the Iran nuclear deal.

Photo: Uber protest in Portland, Oregon on January 13, 2015. (Aaron Parecki)