Michel Bauwens: Technology-Enabled Sharing Economy Going Mainstream?

Culture, Economics/True Cost
Michel Bauwens

Can the Sharing Economy Cross to the Mainstream?

EXTRACT:

The resounding message of the sharing economy is that it fosters relationships and builds communities. So far, it has focused primarily on the self-interested values of saving money and making money from the idle resources in order to appeal to consumers. The sharing economy should incorporate self-transcending values such as sustainability and goodness to its core message in order to achieve behavior change and cross to the mainstream.

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