Containing nearly 40 essays, personal narratives, cartoons, and instructional how-to's, this is an intimate guide to navigating a new economy based on collaboration and co-operation instead of competition and consumerism. Part ground-breaking analysis, part post-college guide, this unique collection is an indispensable resource for anyone attempting to understand what it means to live as part of Generation Y.
Full Product DetailsAuthor: Malcolm Harris , Neal Gorenflo , Cory Doctrow
Publisher: New Society Publishers
Imprint: New Society Publishers
Dimensions: Width: 21.50cm , Height: 1.50cm , Length: 14.00cm
ISBN 10: 0865717109
Publication Date: 03 July 2012
Audience: General/trade , General
Publisher's Status: Active
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<br> I wish I'd read this book when I graduated. I wouldn't have been less lost, but the beautiful voices, stories and experiences in these pages would have helped me understand that, before I could find myself, I had to lose myself first. If you know someone who dreams of something bigger than being part of the rat race, please give them this book. <br>---Raj Patel, author of The Value of Nothing <br><br> Herein lies the real lesson of the Internet. It may not be the one that marketers and investors want to hear, but it's the key to understanding the way people and businesses will be interacting in the peer-to-peer, digital reality. It's also at the heart of the current renaissance - an overturning of the scarcity-based, highly centralized systems that have been in place since the 1300's, and a rebirth of the values that make human society work. <br>---Douglas Rushkoff, author, Program or Be Programmed <br><br> If you're a well-meaning, well-educated, generous person, and you can feel yourself being cornered and hammered relentlessly by a faceless, wicked, out-of-control economy, then SHARE OR DIE is the book for you. <br>---Bruce Sterling, blogger, author and journalist<br><br> Smart, funny, irreverent, resourceful, committed, visionary - these terms come to mind as you read the passionate voices of the first net-native generation. Share or Die! not only depicts and explains the daunting challenges facing young people today, it delivers some very good news: A monsoon of creative, positive energies is already shaping a better future. <br>---David Bollier, scholar and activist of the commons, blogger at Bollier.org, and Cofounder of the Commons Strategies Group<br>
Malcolm Harris is the Life/Art channel editor and a writer at Shareable Magazine. His work has been featured on Alternet, KQED.org, The Los Angeles Free Press, and he is managing editor at The New Inquiry, a criticism site devoted to collecting and promoting the work of young unaffiliated writers. <br>Neal Gorenflo is the co-founder and publisher of Shareable Magazine (www.shareable.net), a nonprofit online magazine about sharing. A former market researcher, stock analyst, and Fortune 500 strategist, Neal left the corporate world in 2004 to help bring a shareable world to life through Internet startups, grassroots organizing, and a circle of friends committed to the common good. Neal has also worked for the green social network Care2.com and co-organized The Abundance League's monthly salons about alternative economy in San Francisco.
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