For many jobless Brazilians, the Uber app offers a solution. There are over half a million Uber drivers here — Brazil is the company's second largest market.
A nationwide strike has paralyzed transport in the South American country's major cities as police used tear gas to clear protesters. Many Brazilians are furious about President Bolsonaro's planned retirement changes.
Italy's populist government has launched its citizens' income welfare program designed to reduce poverty and unemployment. The scheme helped spark tense budget negotiations with the EU.
The Greek prime minister has described a "day of redemption" after his country's bailout program officially ended. Greece's debt crisis was characterized by austerity, high unemployment and rampant poverty.
New York has tightened its regulation of ride-hailing services such as Uber and other competitors. What will that mean for the so-called You economy? DW correspondent Anne Schwedt is looking for answers.
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