Aaron Fernando: The concept of ownership is a social contract that allows certain individuals and groups to have rights to certain resources or items while excluding others from that access. Under the mainstream conception of private property, both the ownership of land and anything built on top of it are combined into one. This bundling... Continue reading →
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Tom Llewellyn: The People’s Disruption: Platform Co-ops for Global Challenges kicks off this weekend at The New School and Civic Hall in New York City, New York. The annual event — now in its third year — will bring together a diverse group of experts who are pushing the platform co-op movement forward. While past conferences have... Continue reading →
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Nithin Coca: In 2009, the world hit a watershed moment. For the first time in human history, a majority of people were living not in rural areas, but in cities. Since then, the growth in cities has only accelerated, and the United Nations estimates that 66 percent of the world’s population will live in urban... Continue reading →