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Five (More) Reasons to #DeleteUber — And Some Ethical Alternatives

Shareable - Commons - February 24, 2017 - 7:36pm

It seems like a not a month goes by without a major controversy about the San Francisco-based ride-hailing company Uber. On Feb. 19, Susan J. Fowler, a former engineer at the company, published a blog post alleging sexual harassment and discrimination she faced during her time there. Fowler's claims prompted Uber to hire former U.S.

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Podcast: How 'Complementary Currencies' Support Vibrant Local Economies

Shareable - Commons - February 24, 2017 - 1:34am

Shawn Berry, a partner and worker-owner at LIFT Economy, interviews Scott Morris, an economist, community organizer, and social entrepreneur. Morris has dedicated his career to solving the problem of why the economy only works well for some, while others get left out. He is currently the founder and CEO of IthaCash.

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10 Policy Ideas to Make Food a Shared Resource in Europe

Shareable - Commons - February 23, 2017 - 4:32pm
The commons are generally thought of as shared resources — these include everything from the public spaces we share to the air we breathe. A new movement hopes to redefine food as a commons.  
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