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Articles: sharing economy (91)
People are tired of seeing their communities treated like commodities, and they're looking for ways to build platforms of their own.
What is ‘the sharing economy’? This is a term that is being hotly contested and debated right now, both in the media and among leading thinkers and practitioners.
Now in its fifth year, SELC is a driving force for the new economy, doing pioneering work around worker cooperatives, home-based food businesses, alternative currencies, legal guides for sharing, legal apprenticeships, accessible legal cafes, renewable energy, the commons, seed libraries and more.
Is this sharing's big breakthrough? Or business as usual?
Hear Paul discuss corporate social responsibility, the evolution of the open-source and sharing economy movements, and how communication technology has transformed global human interaction.
Supported by the municipal government and embedded in numerous parts of everyday life in Seoul, the Sharing City project has proven to be an inspiration to city leaders, entrepreneurs, and sharing enthusiasts around the world.
This week, stalwarts of the Occupy Democracy campaign in Britain are continuing to stand their ground in Parliament Square.
Missourians Organizing for Reform and Empowerment (MORE) is a grassroots organization that has taken the lead in organizing the community around the Mike Brown case, systemic racism and building a solidarity economy in St. Louis through a new project called Solidarity Economy St. Louis.
This October, the Sharing Cities Network will launch the Second Annual Global #MapJam to bring activists together in cities around the world to connect the dots and map: grassroots sharing projects, cooperatives, community resources, and the commons.