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New Book Gives Rare Insider View of Sharing City Seoul

New Book Gives Rare Insider View of Sharing City Seoul | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A new ebook from Creative Commons Korea (CC Korea) provides an insider’s view into Sharing City, Seoul, a pioneering, city-wide sharing initiative.
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5 Advantages for Government Agencies That Choose Open Source (Industry Perspective)

5 Advantages for Government Agencies That Choose Open Source (Industry Perspective) | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
There is a strong preference for new software systems based on open source platforms, and proprietary systems should be considered only if they can meet the same long-term benefits available with open source.
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How to Defeat Monopoly Power in the Sharing Economy

How to Defeat Monopoly Power in the Sharing Economy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The RSA’s recent report explores the emergence of a new kind of monopoly power in the sharing economy, and considers how we might challenge increasing economic concentrations of power through rethinking our approach to governance and regulation.
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How can Blockchain redefine the relationship between the UK government and citizens?

How can Blockchain redefine the relationship between the UK government and citizens? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Blockchain is fast becoming the buzzword of 2016 as many industries are starting to realise just how revolutionary the technology could be.

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International Team Kicks off Sharing Cities Book Project

International Team Kicks off Sharing Cities Book Project | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Graphic recording of a recent Shareable-hosted discussion on sharing cities.
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Sharitaly: Not Just an App - Shareable

Sharitaly: Not Just an App - Shareable | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

It is quite fitting that Sharitaly, an attempt to “translate” the sharing economy into the Italian context, took place in Milan, a city which has played such an enormous role in the development of workers’ rights in Italy, and is the current business capital of the country.


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Shareable’s Top 22 New Books for Winter

Shareable’s Top 22 New Books for Winter | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
***Share with Shareable! Give generously today to support our coverage of the real sharing economy and keep this article commercial free.***
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New Report: Sharing Economy Must be Shaped by City Governments to Deliver Public Benefits

New Report: Sharing Economy Must be Shaped by City Governments to Deliver Public Benefits | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
As the sharing economy explodes in growth, with new startups emerging regularly, many city officials are left scratching their heads wondering how to deal with this industry. From Uber and Airbnb, which have become what Shareable co-founder Neal Gorenflo describes as “death star platforms," to local sharing projects, much of the sharing economy remains in grey areas.
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How Platform Coops Can Beat Death Stars Like Uber to Create a Real Sharing Economy

How Platform Coops Can Beat Death Stars Like Uber to Create a Real Sharing Economy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The Battle of Yavin where the first Death Star was destroyed. Credit: Fanpop We have an epic choice before us between platform coops and Death Star platforms, and the time to decide is now. It might be the most important economic decision we ever make, but most of us don't even know we have a choice.
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Great article about the different aspects of the sharing economy. And a plea for a real sharing economy through platform coops.

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This Billionaire Governor Taxed the Rich and Increased the Minimum Wage -- Now, His State's Economy Is One of the Best in the Country

This Billionaire Governor Taxed the Rich and Increased the Minimum Wage -- Now, His State's Economy Is One of the Best in the Country | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The next time your right-wing family member or former high school classmate posts a status update or tweet about how taxing the rich or increasing workers' wages kills jobs and makes businesses leave the state, I want you to send them this article.
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Cabinet Minister Matt Hancock interview: how to create the smartphone state (Wired UK)

Cabinet Minister Matt Hancock interview: how to create the smartphone state (Wired UK) | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Governments should consider giving up direct control of key services if technology can provide better solutions, Cabinet Office minister Matthew Hancock MP has told WIRED
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Italian military to switch to LibreOffice and ODF | Joinup

The Italian military is transitioning to LibreOffice and the Open Document Format (ODF). The Ministry of Defense will over the next year-and-a-half install this suite of office productivity tools on some 150,000 PC workstations - making it Europe’s second largest LibreOffice implementation. The switch was announced on 15 September by the LibreItalia Association.


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A Library of Things Puts Frome On the Map as a Sharing Town

A Library of Things Puts Frome On the Map as a Sharing Town | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Imagine going to a shop, borrowing anything you like, and returning it when you're finished. This is the idea behind SHARE: a Library of Things. Opened in late-April in Frome, a town in northeast England, the aim of SHARE is to enable people to spend less, waste less, and connect more. The first of its kind in the U.K., SHARE has already sparked interest from other communities.
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Strategies Moving Forward: Social Movements and Progressive Governments – A Round Table Discussion | Heathwood Press

Strategies Moving Forward: Social Movements and Progressive Governments – A Round Table Discussion | Heathwood Press | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Publisher’s note: This article was extracted from Heathwood Journal of Critical Theory (Vol. 1, Issue 2). Gordon Asher, Penny Cole, Christian Fuchs, Richard Gunn, R.C. Smith Introduction The following round table discussion between several notable activists, thinkers, and academics is intended to inspire interaction and discussion. It takes place as part of Heathwood’s ongoing research …
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New Global Commission Aimed at Quantifying Business Case for Helping to Achieve SDGs | Sustainable Brands

New Global Commission Aimed at Quantifying Business Case for Helping to Achieve SDGs | Sustainable Brands | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The Global Commission on Business and Sustainable Development — a new commission launched Thursday at the World Economic Forum by the former UN Deputy Secretary General Mark Malloch-Brown and Unilever CEO Paul Polman — will work over the next year to articulate and quantify the compelling economic case for businesses to engage in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.
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Sharing Cities: Why Ownership, Governance and The Commons Matter More Than Ever

Sharing Cities: Why Ownership, Governance and The Commons Matter More Than Ever | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Ballarat St permanent park providing green space for the people of Yarraville (Melbourne).
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Report Proposes "Shared Regulation" for the Sharing Economy

Report Proposes "Shared Regulation" for the Sharing Economy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A new report from the RSA outlines the possibilities and challenges, especially regarding regulation, associated with the sharing economy. (Fair Share)
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Blockchain Based Decentralized Governments - Part 4 - Bitcoin News Channel BNC

Blockchain Based Decentralized Governments - Part 4 - Bitcoin News Channel BNC | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

To which extent is it possible to decentralized public administration and government services through the blockchain technology? Can we dismiss State archives, physical ledgers and human notaries, and “put a nation on the blockchain”?

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5 Cities Building Wealth Through People Power - Shareable

5 Cities Building Wealth Through People Power - Shareable | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Community wealth building is a way of strengthening communities by supporting democratic ownership and control of local businesses. This means more opportunity, inclusion and prosperity for the many, not just the few. This is aligned with Shareable's vision for Sharing Cities and cooperative economies.

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Privacy, Public Safety Collide as Terror Groups Collaborate on Social Media - Government Technology

Privacy, Public Safety Collide as Terror Groups Collaborate on Social Media - Government Technology | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Following a coordinated attack in Paris on Nov. 13, some are asking whether law enforcement should have access to encrypted social network platforms, like Telegram, allegedly used for terrorist planning purposes.
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U.S. Government Pledges Support for Open Educational Resources

U.S. Government Pledges Support for Open Educational Resources | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Last week, the White House strengthened its support for Open Educational Resources (OER) and committed to expanding access to them through open licenses and technology.
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How Platform Coops Can Beat Death Star Platforms to Create a Real Sharing Economy

How Platform Coops Can Beat Death Star Platforms to Create a Real Sharing Economy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The Battle of Yavin where the first Death Star was destroyed. Credit: Fanpop We have an epic choice before us between platform coops and Death Star platforms, and the time to decide is now. It might be the most important economic decision we ever make, but most of us don't even know we have a choice.
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Despite Slow Adoption, Seoul Doubles Down On Sharing City Project

Despite Slow Adoption, Seoul Doubles Down On Sharing City Project | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In 2012, the city of Seoul launched Sharing City Seoul to create a local, government-sanctioned sharing culture – establishing the city of 10 million as a frontrunner in the sharing cities movement. City officials committed to cultivating a vibrant local sharing economy, and Seoul was quickly praised as a global sharing leader. But results on the ground have been mixed, and the initiative remains a work in progress. Sharing City Seoul hasn't taken off as hoped, and awareness of the sharing econo
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The Future of Work: The Trouble With Shrinking Governments Worldwide - Pacific Standard

The Future of Work: The Trouble With Shrinking Governments Worldwide Pacific Standard For the Future of Work, a special project from the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University, business and labor leaders, social...
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Bologna Celebrates One Year of a Bold Experiment in Urban Commoning

Bologna Celebrates One Year of a Bold Experiment in Urban Commoning | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Bologna's Mayor Merola about to give civic collaborators keys to the city at the recent Civic Collaboration Fest It all began with park benches.
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