Shareable: Top 10 Summer Reads, and more…

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Solidarity Economy: The Next American Revolution?
A new book by political economist Gar Alperovitz offers a road map for democratizing society and the economy.
Shareable’s Top 10 Summer Reads
Looking for some good books to read this summer? We’ve rounded up 10 titles that inspire, educate and entertain, Shareable-style.
San Francisco’s New Sharing Economy Partnership
SF Mayor Lee and the Dept. of Emergency Management have partnered with BayShare to harness the power of sharing to tackle future disasters.
The Coming Financial Enclosure of the Commons
Financial deregulation has accelerated speculative trends and, for the first time in history, transformed commodities into financial assets.
Food Rescue Program Spreads in Colorado
A successful food rescue program in Boulder helps another Colorado town start their own and creates a “how to” guide for other communities.
Upcoming Events
Here are just a few upcoming events. Check out more on the Events Calendar. Have an event to announce? Please send it in!

June 20, 7:00 pm
Building Trust & Limiting Risk in the Sharing Economy
San Francisco, California, USA

June 20-23
Allied Media Conference
Detroit, Michigan, USA

June 23, 1:00 pm
Community Skill Share & Swap
Oakland, California, USA

June 23, 3:00 pm
Free Give and Take Event in Waterloo
London, United Kingdom

June 25, 6:30 pm
Collaborative Consumption Sydney Meetup: Learn about Clothing Swaps, Take part in Book Swap, and Networking
Sydney, Australia

July 19-21
reRoute: Building Youth and Student Power for a New Economy
New York City, New York, USA

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There’s a new culture and economy emerging where sharing and contributing to the common good are the priorities. At Shareable, we believe this shift is needed to help us overcome the grave social and environmental crises we face today, and perhaps thrive as never before. We hope you’ll join the conversation on Shareable, by commenting on articles or submitting your own articles to info@shareable.net.

 

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