The Rideshare Guy’s Sergio Avedian

I’d Rather Go Flip Burgers for $20 an Hour

Sergio Avedian is a senior contributor at The Rideshare Guy. He is an active rideshare driver, and a consultant and advocate. Before sitting on a panel for the Zócalo/The James Irvine Foundation public program in Oakland, “What Is a Good Job Now? In Gig Work,” he stopped by the green room to talk about his days on Wall Street, swinging a golf club, and some of his most memorable rides.

Why America Should Be Bullish About Wall Street

A Dynamic Stock Market Fuels a More Open Society

You should be celebrating the fact that the stock market is soaring.

Yes, I’m talking to you, even if you are not a trust fund baby—make that especially if you are …

Argentina Inches Closer to Wall Street

Voters Reluctantly Say Farewell to Peronism

Economic crises besiege Argentina with the regularity of earthquakes over a tectonic plate. These crises can be devastating, wiping out family savings, employment, and life plans. It seems we’re always …

Should We Have Let Wall Street Go Bust?

Perspectives on the Much-Hated, Much-Attacked, and Much-Defended Great Bank Bailout of 2008

Unless we were very young or very oblivious, we remember the financial panic that followed the collapse of Lehman Brothers on September 15, 2008. Wall Street ran to Washington and …