Raising the Floor of the Platform Economy: Co-ops, Unions, and the Struggle to Transform Technology

Read the full article at NonProfitQuartlerly.org Here.

If you need a ride to the airport, wish to order a pizza, plan a vacation, or search for a job, there is a good chance that you will use an app to get it. We live in a platform world, where technological apps connect consumers directly with goods and services. Electronic transaction platforms like Amazon, Uber, Grubhub, and Airbnb have perhaps permanently changed the way that we live and work. Platform apps seem to offer convenience at low cost and with little effort. But their impact on workers and economies is far from positive. …

Read the full article at NonProfitQuartlerly.org Here.

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