Tag: sharing economy
Robert Reich: The Upsurge in Uncertain WorkAugust 2015
The new "sharing" economy means more jobs and even more economic instability.
Jan Hively and Moira Allan: Sharing is Not Just For the YoungMay 2015
The Pass It On Network encourages elders draw on their strengths to help one another and their communities.
Robert Reich: Why We’re All Becoming Independent ContractorsFebruary 2015
The rise of “independent contractors” is the most significant legal trend in the American workforce.
Robert Reich: Back to the Nineteenth CenturyFebruary 2015
So what will be the galvanizing force for change this time?
Ryann Grochowski Jones: Ridesharing, Uber & Drunk DrivingFebruary 2015
The ridesharing service published a report last week connecting the rise of Uber to a drop in drunk driving accidents. Except the connection isn’t so clear.
Robert Reich: The Share-the-Scraps EconomyFebruary 2015
The economy of the future will be driven by robots, with little room for real people.
Juliet Schor: Debating the Sharing EconomyNovember 2014
Is this sharing's big breakthrough? Or business as usual?
Jessica Conrad: Deep SharingApril 2014
Is this how our minds work, that we take care of each other and make decisions that increase our collective self-reliance?
Neal Gorenflo: How Sharing Can Shift the Spirit of the TimesMarch 2014
Shareable magazine co-founder Neal Gorenflo says the sharing economy will help us create the kind of future we want to live in.
Jay Walljasper: How Urban Design Helps or Hinders the Health of the CommonsFebruary 2014
Aspiring to that proverbial cup of sugar borrowed from a neighbor.
Jessica Conrad: Vancouver Values SharingNovember 2013
Can we move from a global surveillance state to a global sharing state?