These men are not always low in skills: most of us have ridden in that cab driven by a doctor from Ghana whose license does not allow him to practice here.
The Trouble with the “uber for…” Economy
Zeynep Tufekci

I’m an easy mark myself, but I’m pretty sure these stories are all face-saving lies — at least, that’s how I understand the subtext of this meme. There is no reason a legit Ghanian doctor couldn’t find some work in health care or related white collar profession.

(Then again, I once got an Uber driver who claimed this was a better deal for her than working as a nurse, so go fig.)

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