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Digital Nomads Are Not the Future

Lifestyle entrepreneurs ignore communities at home and abroad

Paris Marx
Jul 19, 2018 · 7 min read
Photo by Manny Pantoja on Unsplash

How Do Digital Nomads Live?

1. Transforming an existing career

2. Using funds from a previous job to build a new business

The Privilege of Digital Nomadism

People who feel “liberated” from space have no stake in improving the space around them.

Digital Nomads’ Impact on Local Communities

Lifestyle gurus advise their followers to find destinations where money will go further, ignoring the consequences for local people.

Taking advantage without giving back

Privilege breeds ignorance

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