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New Dawn or Wild West? ‘Sharing Economy’ Goes Global

Written by on December 22, 2015 in Economy with 8 Comments
New Dawn or Wild West? ‘Sharing Economy’ Goes Global

Its obvious the world needs social economic reform. This new sharing economy can either be the saving grace of the global economy or the initiation of anarchy, the author shares how it can work.

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Uniting the People of the World in a Sharing Economy

Written by on May 11, 2014 in Economy with 0 Comments
Uniting the People of the World in a Sharing Economy

True power is togetherness and sharing among millions of people, which is unifying, creative and healing on a worldwide scale. Unlike the very wealthy who live only for themselves, power in an individual sense is non-divisive and non-destructive, and rather distinguished by humility, inclusivity, harmlessness and detachment. And from a planetary or group perspective, it represents everything that brings about justice in society and equilibrium within the environment, and gives energy back to creation as it is. When all the nations come together and share the resources of the world, when humanity brings about balance in consciousness and in nature – that is power in the greatest sense.

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Deep Sharing: How the Commons Amplifies the Sharing Economy

Written by on March 31, 2014 in Economy with 0 Comments
Deep Sharing: How the Commons Amplifies the Sharing Economy

Sharing has always been essential to human life, but “What’s new,” says Neal Gorenflo, founder of Shareable Magazine, “is our blindness to it.” Through our individualized pursuit of happiness—a lifestyle ushered in during the Industrial Revolution—many of us have forgotten that for centuries the most promising source of security came from our ability to build and maintain strong social connections and respect the commons.

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A Fashion Model Leading the ‘Gift Economy’. Impossible?

Written by on March 19, 2014 in Economy with 1 Comment
A Fashion Model Leading the ‘Gift Economy’. Impossible?

One click and I’m in: a universe where wishes are cast, and granted, as if by magic. It’s an online world where you can ask for whatever you need and strangers, people who live in your own neighborhood, will provide it. But that’s impossible, right? Actually, it’s very possible, in the form of Impossible.com – a social network based on a culture of giving and receiving freely. The sharing economy is growing; an antidote to rampant consumerism and undoubtedly a reflection of our growing hunger for a society based on kinder, more trusting and nurturing forms of interaction.

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The Rise Of The Sharing Economy

Written by on March 13, 2014 in Economy with 0 Comments
The Rise Of The Sharing Economy

Ready to look beyond consumerism? A new online movement is helping people to band together, share their resources, and get by with less. In a resource-strapped and increasingly fragmented world, the theory goes, sharing and collaboration offer ways for people to both save money and stay connected. That’s the concept behind websites such as Streetbank, a virtual hub where users can advertise and exchange everything from a cup of sugar to their personal skills and expertise.

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