Steven Hill

Independent Journalist, Lecturer

Steven Hill is a political journalist and lecturer. His most recently published book is Die Startup Illusion: Wie die Internet- Ökonomie unseren Sozialstaat ruiniert (Droemer Knaur, May 2017). His previous books include Raw Deal: How the 'Uber Economy' and Runaway Capitalism Are Screwing American Workers' (, which was selected by The Globalist as one of the Top Ten Books of 2015; also the internationally-praised 'Europe’s Promise: Why the European Way is the Best Hope in an Insecure Age' ( and '10 Steps to Repair American Democracy' ( His articles and media interviews have appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, The Guardian, Die Zeit, Handelsblatt, Le Monde, Tagesspiegel, Stern, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Süddeutsche Zeitung, ARD-Tagesschau, BBC, CNN, CNBC, C-SPAN, Bloomberg Business, Fox News, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, Politico, Fast Company, Business Insider, Forbes, Salon, The Nation, Washington Monthly and many others.  Mr. Hill was a Holtzbrinck fellow at the American Academy in Berlin in 2016 and is a former senior fellow with the New America Foundation in Washington DC. He is on Twitter @StevenHill1776 and his website is