Resources

The introduction tag can be used to find a curated selection of resources which explain the inherent tensions of platform capitalism and the promising future offered by platform cooperativism.

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May 31st, 2017

Sliker, Paul. “What do we really know about worker cooperatives?” Democracy at Work. May 31, 2017.

Resource type: Reporting

Tags: reporting

May 27th, 2017

Scholz, Trebor, Kate Trumbull, Julie Miller Markoff, Erz Imam. LIVE: Will the Real Sharing Economy Please Stand Up? Video, 1:32:09. Melbourne Conversations. May 25, 2017.

Resource type: Presentations

Tags: platform cooperativismfuture of work

May 26th, 2017

McBurney, Ian. “bHive Cooperative Bendigo.” Slideshare. May 26, 2017.

Resource type: Presentations

Tags: platform cooperative

May 24th, 2017

Sier, Jessica. “Magellan's Hamish Douglass says Uber is a 'Ponzi scheme.’” The Sydney Morning Herald. May 24, 2017.

Resource type: Reporting

Tags: platform capitalismuber

May 17th, 2017

Chaya Reiss. UP&GO. Video, 2:35. Chaya Reiss, May 17, 2017.

Resource type: Videos

Tags: platform cooperative

May 15th, 2017

Heller, Nathan. “Is the Gig Economy Working?” The New Yorker. May 15, 2017.

Resource type: Reporting

Tags: platform capitalismfuture of work

May 13th, 2017

Gordon, Stephen. “Job tenures and the gig economy.” Worthwhile Canadian Initiative. May 13, 2017.

Resource type: Discourse

Tags: platform capitalism

May 12th, 2017

Dyal-Chand, Rashmi, Jason Jackson, Veena Dubal, Sushil Jacob. Connected Futures Conference | Panel 3: The Gig Economy. Video, 1:20:55. Northeastern University Law School. May 12, 2017.

Resource type: Presentations

Tags: platform capitalismfuture of workpolicy

May 11th, 2017

O’Conner, Andrew. “Perth Taxi Drivers in Despair Over Uber Cling to Last Hope of Compensation.” ABC News. May 11, 2017.

Resource type: Reporting

Tags: platform capitalism

May 11th, 2017

Sanders, Bernie. “Legislative Package Introduced to Encourage Employee-Owned Companies.” Senate.gov. May 11, 2017.

Resource type: Research

Tags: cooperativefunding

May 6th, 2017

“The world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data.” The Economist. May 6, 2017.

Resource type: Reporting

Tags: policy

May 1st, 2017

“Proposal No. 4 Stockholder Proposal Regarding a Report on Users Owning the Twitter Platform.” Twitter, Inc. May 27, 2017.

Resource type: Policy

Tags: ownershipplatform cooperativism

April 30th, 2017

Bregman, Rutger. “No, Wealth isn’t Created at the Top. It is Merely Devoured There.” The Guardian. March 30, 2017.

Resource type: Reporting

Tags: platform capitalism

April 27th, 2017

Balaram, Brhmie.“Making the Gig Economy Work for Everyone.” Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce. April 27, 2017.

Resource type: Reporting

Tags: platform capitalism

April 26th, 2017

Balaram, Brhmie, Josie Warden, Fabian Wallace-Stephens. “Good Gigs – A Fairer Future for the UK’s Gig Economy.” Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, April 26, 2017.

Resource type: Research

Tags: platform capitalism

April 24th, 2017

An Introduction to Financing for Cooperatives, Social Enterprises, and Small Businesses. Denver: Metro Denver's Economic Prosperity Network, 2015.

Resource type: Research

Tags: fundingcooperative

April 24th, 2017

Wiener, Jason. "Cooperative Formation Checklist" Slideshare.

Resource type: How-Tos

Tags: cooperativelaw

April 24th, 2017

Solidarity as a Business Model. A Multi-Stakeholder Cooperatives Manual. Kent: Cooperative Development Center at Kent State University, 2012.

Resource type: Research

Tags: cooperativehow-to

April 22nd, 2017

Taplin, Jonathan. “Is It Time to Break Up Google?” The New York Times. April 22, 2017.

Resource type: Discourse

Tags: platform capitalism

April 20th, 2017

Kosoff, Maya. “A Group of Die-Hard Twitter Users Wants to Buy the Company and Turn It into a Co-Op.” Vanity Fair. April 20, 2017.

Resource type: Reporting

Tags: ownership

April 19th, 2017

Berg, Janine. Valerio De Stefano. "It’s time to regulate the gig economy." Sheffield Political Research Institute. 18 April, 2017.

Resource type: Research

Tags: policy

April 17th, 2017

Cassidy, Ciaran, Adrian Chen. Field of Vision - The Moderators. Video, 20:16. Field of Vision, April 13, 2017.

Resource type: Videos

Tags: platform capitalismcrowd work

April 17th, 2017

Heffernan, Margaret. “How Workers Can Profit by Taking Control of Technology.” Financial Times, April 17, 2017.

Resource type: Reporting

Tags: platform cooperativismintroduction

April 13th, 2017

Bauwens, Michel, Alanna Irving, Terry Bouricius, Shona McGlashan. #PlatformCoop Round Table: Scaling Community Control & User Democracy. Video, 1:05:09. Cooperative Vermont, April 13, 2017

Resource type: Presentations

Tags: platform cooperativismgovernanceownership

April 12th, 2017

"State and Federal Legislative and Executive Action Opportunities." Platform Cooperativism Consortium. 2017.

Resource type: Policy

Tags: platform cooperativism consortiumpolicyplatform cooperativism