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The Sharing Economy

This could be as big as the Industrial Revolution in the way we think about ownership,” says Botsman

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Future Thinkers Featured Book ‘Who can you trust?’

In this interview, Rachel discusses why we’re in a new era of trust and dissects the concepts of trust, trustworthiness, her tool “the trust stack” which are parts of her new book “Who Can You Trust?” Read transcript here

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Is peer-to-peer travel sharing for you?

“The story you read in the media — and often echoed by travel industry incumbents — is that it’s a Generation Y thing for price-sensitive travelers,” says Rachel Botsman

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Convene

If you think of the industrial age, it has centralized power, it has centralized wealth, it has centralized production and it has  centralized jobs. We’re now living in an age that I call distributed power, where power is moving to the edges, to networks, to individuals.

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The sharer barer: Rachel Botsman on the new democracy

Rachel Botsman believes sharing is the new democracy. She tells Jasmine Gardner why she rents her baby kit, hasn’t owned a car for 14 years and teaches governments how to cut out middle men by shifting power to the people.

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Loans That Avoid Banks

“Do we come full circle, where the middleman is the same institution we were trying to get away from?” says Rachel Botsman

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