The topic is unfortuantely overly discussed in an almost routine way in our world today: the sharing economy, the good that it does, who is in it, and who is against it. Yet even the definition of what is the sharing economy is pretty fuzzy. On today’s podcast the subject is the sharing economy and growth, what happens when these often interesting and beneficial services grow into global empires? Where does the human and society fit into this equation that is so focused on earning income by tapping into untapped resources in every day life?
Talk by Yochai Benkler “Challenges of the Sharing Economy” for the World Economic Forum
Comments by Bahairavi Desai on the Laura Flanders Show “Uber, Wal-mart on Wheels?”