accelerating the deployment of back office solutions for independent workers as well as salaried workers who will switch employers more often or will have several employers at the same time. It should be clear that in the fast-paced world of technology, transitioning from one job to another should be facilitated by having the possibility of testing the water before jumping in: what would be the framework and resources needed for trying out a new job on the side while still retaining another?
…pply the power of our technological imagination to practice forms of cooperation and collaboration. Worker–owned cooperatives could design their own apps-based platforms, fostering truly peer-to-peer ways of providing services and things, and speak truth to the new platform capitalists.
…ready started with a driver-owned ride rental service and Fairmondo, a co-op-based version of eBay. Worker-owned cooperatives can offer an alternative model of social organization to address financial instability. They will need to be
· collectively owned,
· democratically controlled businesses,
· with a mission to anchor jobs,
· offer health insurance and pension funds and,
- a degree of dignity.