At the side of the main drag in the trendy entertainment district of Kemang in Jakarta, Fabri Ardiansyah, 26, recounts how his life has changed since he signed on as a motorcycle taxi driver for a popular ride hailing app about eight months ago.
Lunch with Sutrisman (far left) last month

About a month ago I helped out New York Magazine with a piece they were pulling together on Uber taxi drivers around the world. Witnessing so much resentment on display at some US election campaign events lately I couldn’t help but think of one of the drivers I interviewed.