I’ve touched on the subject of Uber and Airbnb previously, if somewhat briefly. Well David Bollier recently highlighted this report on a genuinely cooperative sharing economy from the Rosa Luxumbourg Siftung. Well worth a read – workers can compete on a level playing field while organising our selves.
As a community organiser working for a public services union it won’t surprise you to read that I’m an advocate of public ownership of services that benefit us. Every day I see evidence of good quality, innovative, and compassionate work done by workers in publicly owned and controlled services whether in education, healthcare, or local […]