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Could Private Buses Fix Mass Transit?

Could Private Buses Fix Mass Transit? | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Popular Mechanics contributor Andy Didorosi is the brains and bucks behind the Detroit Bus Company, which ran its first route on Saturday. Whether the idea is brilliant or crazy, we’re not sure.
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Charting the entrepreneurial revolution that will sweep across the world.
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10 New Reasons You Have To Quit Your Job In 2017 – The Mission

10 New Reasons You Have To Quit Your Job In 2017 – The Mission | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
“No. Come in.” I was fired. And humiliated. And had to clean up and walk out. Nobody said goodbye. I had nothing to do and no plans, I feel like every time I have a job, something is taken from me…
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Transformational Business Network | Blog | Why Africa’s youth should turn to entrepreneurship

Transformational Business Network | Blog | Why Africa’s youth should turn to entrepreneurship | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
International development charity
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The Wealth of a Nation: Why Capitalism Works

The Wealth of a Nation: Why Capitalism Works | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Capitalism works because it is built on voluntary trades; trades where both parties always gain from the transaction or it wouldn't happen.
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Key Studies: Why Local Matters

Key Studies: Why Local Matters | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
We have compiled the best research on how big-box retailers and independent businesses affect communities and local economies. You will find summaries of the findings of dozens of studies that examine the impact of Walmart and other big retailers on jobs, small businesses, tax revenue, poverty rates, and more, as well as research on the social and economic contributions of independent businesses.
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As small businesses struggle, these U.S. cities are helping entrepreneurs thrive

As small businesses struggle, these U.S. cities are helping entrepreneurs thrive | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
A new report suggests new business formation has hit historic lows; here’s how four cities are trying to help new owners open doors

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Katherine Correll's curator insight, February 16, 11:37 PM
Great examples of ways that cities/towns can be business friendly.
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From Immigrant Entrepreneurship – The Business of Migration since 1815

From Immigrant Entrepreneurship – The Business of Migration since 1815 | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
by Drew Keeling, 25 August 2016 Millions of American immigrants, who worked in business or started new businesses of their own, also used businesses in order to reach America in the first place. Before the mid nineteenth century advent of the telegraph, railroad and steamship, this migration usually relied on the services of multiple businesses…

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Charity Can't Eliminate Poverty - Markets Can | Daniel J. Mitchell

Working people of all countries unite! You have nothing to lose but stagnation! Demand exchange-tested betterment in a liberal society. Some dare call it capitalism.
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How Makers Can Catalyze a Manufacturing Renaissance | Make:

How Makers Can Catalyze a Manufacturing Renaissance | Make: | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
manufacturing is beginning to be shaped by the maker movement

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Zaha Hadid's successor: scrap art schools, privatise cities and bin social housing

Zaha Hadid's successor: scrap art schools, privatise cities and bin social housing | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
The extreme views of Patrik Schumacher, who has taken over at the global firm, are causing outrage. His vision? Let the market rule – and don’t put equality before profit
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How the Black Market Is Saving Two Countries from Their Governments | Shaun Bradley

How the Black Market Is Saving Two Countries from Their Governments | Shaun Bradley | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Merchants in these off-grid markets are often associated with danger and violence, but in reality, they provide the purest form of voluntary transactions.
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The Fourth Economy & the Popularization of Entrepreneurship (or how work evolves from farming to entrepreneurship)

The Fourth Economy & the Popularization of Entrepreneurship (or how work evolves from farming to entrepreneurship) | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
The definition of work changes as economies evolve. The grandchildren of farmers became factory workers and the grandchildren of factor
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How to make a million dollars by age 40

How to make a million dollars by age 40 | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
You can save and be a successful investor without becoming an expert or hiring one. By my estimate, a majority of American households would be worth a million dollars by their 40's if they start early and make a concerted effort. There are three parts to maximizing your net worth: (1) maximize your earnings (2) minimize your cost of living and (3) maximize the return from your investments."
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The Safety and Sanity of Entrepreneurship | Taylor Pearson | TEDxHickory

The rapid development of technology and globalization has changed the leverage points in accumulating wealth: money, meaning and freedom. Those that don’
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The reasons behind informality | Samriddhi Foundation

The reasons behind informality | Samriddhi Foundation | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
-This article was originally published by Ashesh Shrestha in The Himalayan Times on February 19, 2017. Informal economy—generally defined as the economic
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'Collective Courage:' The Untold Story Of African-American Cooperative Economics

'Collective Courage:' The Untold Story Of African-American Cooperative Economics | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
The main principle of a cooperative organization is to give ownership to the people who use its services. Every member has a say in how the business is run

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How To Develop An Entrepreneur Mindset – The Mission

How To Develop An Entrepreneur Mindset – The Mission | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
After the third attempt and failure at starting a business I said, “That’s it. I’m never doing this again! This is clearly for other people.” All I knew about business was this: if you do work for…
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Money Talk

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Talking about the real cost of producing clothing. We need more local crafted clothing!


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Want To Do Cool Stuff? Build a Better Signal – The Mission

It’s a signal to the world of your value in the market. It conveys information about your ability, skill, and intelligence. There is a lot of noise in the world of work, and it’s hard to figure out…
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The Devastating Transformation Of Work In The US

The Devastating Transformation Of Work In The US | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Two of the best-known labor economists in the US, Lawrence F. Katz and Alan B. Krueger, recently published a study of the rise of so-called alternative work arrangements. Here is what they found: The percentage of workers engaged in alternative work arrangements – defined as temporary help agency workers, on-call workers, contract workers, and independent…
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Distributism, The Unknown Ideal

Distributism, The Unknown Ideal | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Wealth is generated de novo when someone does, produces, or creates something of value. It is just that they are rewarded in proportion to the value produced. A society is most healthy when hard work and creativity are valued and rewarded appropriately. ...
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