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Global Sharing Week 2017 Puts Social Impact in the Spotlight

Shareable - Commons - 9 hours 1 min ago

It's nearly that time of year again when Global Sharing Week, the largest mass engagement campaign on the sharing economy co-organized by The People Who Share and Shareable, turns the spotlight on just what sharing can achieve. 

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Podcast: Anthropologist Jason Hickel on How Capitalism Fuels Climate Change

Shareable - Commons - May 22, 2017 - 4:14pm

In this episode, we spoke with Jason Hickel, an anthropologist at the London School of Economics. Originally from Swaziland, Hickel's research has focused on development and globalization. He has written extensively on a number of topics, including inequality, climate change, basic income, and soil regeneration.

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Q&A: David Bollier on the Potential of the Commons

Shareable - Commons - May 18, 2017 - 1:05pm

David Bollier is an author, activist, blogger, and consultant who spends a lot of time exploring the commons as a new paradigm of economics, politics and culture. In 2010, he co-founded the Commons Strategies Group, a consulting project that works to promote the commons internationally. He was also founding editor of onthecommons.org and a fellow of On the Commons from 2004 to 2010. He has written, co-authored, or co-edited 12 books.

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Podcast: Taking a Systems Approach to Designing the New Economy

Shareable - Commons - May 17, 2017 - 3:51am

"It's not enough to build your own company, you have to participate in building the whole ecosystem," says Jeffrey Hollender. In this episode of Next Economy Now, Kevin Bayuk, a partner and worker-owner at LIFT Economy, interviews Jeffrey Hollender, founder of Seventh Generation, the American Sustainable Business Council and Sustain Natural among other enterprises and organizations.

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