This week: Updates on the New York City council’s vote on a minimum wage for ride-hailing drivers (Uber, Lyft, etc.); 85% of the goods made for the Trump store are made abroad; charter school teachers strike in Chicago; contradictions in the U.S./China trade war; and VW begins the end of petrol fueled car production with an all electric fleet of personal vehicles to further evade the growing need for mass public transit; Victor Wallis, the author of Red-Green Revolution: The Politics and Technology of Ecosocialism.