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How Freelancers Are Reinventing Work Through New Collective Enterprises

Like an extended smashing of atoms, the 9-to-5 job market has shattered and splintered over the past 25 years in ways that have both liberated and trapped millions of workers.

Capitalism Killing You? Income Sharing Could Save our Lives

Economic insecurity is the American nightmare.

Introducing Open 2017 – what are platform co-ops?

Platform co-ops, and the burgeoning movement behind them, are big news.

For Economic Justice, Is it Time for Time Exchange?

Our Village Life’s exchange system lets people purchase and trade goods and services for time as well as money.

Co-operatives aren't Co-operatives unless they Co-operate with Each Other

High-tech tools of exploitation are being repurposed to build a fairer economy.

What is a Platform Co-op

The good news is that there is an alternative — one that places control and ownership of digital services into the hands of its users. It’s called a platform cooperative, or platform co-op.

The Open Source School Redefines Education in Italy

Threading elements of the great educational experiments of Bauhaus and Roycroft Community models together with Pierre Levy’s modern definition of “collective intelligence,” La Scuola Open Source (The Open Source School) embodies the principles of the sharing movement.

Inside the Little Free Pantry

Created by Jessica McClard, the Pantry is an easy way for people to share surplus food and household goods, and access items they may need.

Trama: Netweaving and Collaboration in Rio de Janeiro

In late 2014 a design project at PUC-Rio university led five students to the street in Rio de Janeiro to restore an idle square by opening it for people collaboration and creativity.

The Library of Things

The Library of Things movement is emerging in communities around the world.

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