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London cabbies tell Osborne where to stick his Evening Standard

Taxi drivers in London are standing up to Uber, and to new Evening Standard editor George Osborne, who is alleged to have lobbied for the taxi firm. Today there was a protest outside the Standard's Kensington office by taxi drivers, and I spoke to the chair of the London Cab Drivers' Club Grant Davis to hear why he thinks they'll win the war with Uber.

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Before that, I talked about gentrification, and the way it's transforming US cities just as it's transformed London. I was in San Francisco at the weekend, where an apartment in Haight-Ashbury, the old hippy district where Hendrix and Janis Joplin lived, will set you back $6,000 a month in rent. I spoke to Karl Kramer, campaign director of the San Francisco Living Wage Coalition, to find out why groups think a higher minimum wage will make the difference. Isn't he worried that higher wages are going to force smaller businesses to close?
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