Uber’s meteoric rise from another Silicon Valley startup to the next great evolution in transportation has been one fraught with resistance. Led by its aggressive CEO, Travis Kalanick, the company has spearheaded a new one way to get around, and earned a reputation for running over anyone or anything in its path. With a massive valuation though, the company seemed untouchable. Until…this past month. Now all hell is breaking loose.
On Thursday morning, Britain voted to leave the EU. Everyone knew it would be close, but now that it’s actually happened, there’s nothing but uncertainty and doubt. The Pound has fallen to its lowest level in three decades, the Prime Minister has announced his resignation, and there’s a petition calling for a do-over.
Donald Trump entered the already crowded Republican presidential race mid-way through June of last year, and immediately began making waves. Trump launched his campaign by accusing Mexican immigrants of being criminals and rapists, and the incidenary rhetoric only ramped up from there. No one thought it was a serious challenge.