Reversing the Lies of the Sharing Economy


“Of course, if you want to put a positive spin on this kind of work, you can call it flexible, decentralized micro-entrepreneurship. But pan out, and it looks more like feudalism, with thousands of small subsistence farmers paying tribute to a baron that grants them access to land they don’t own.”

It’s a long-ish read, but is very informative on how these service-based tech products fit into market economies, and how that position often differs from how we perceive them.