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The Novelty of Sharing


The marketing of “collaborative consumption” to our generation, and our subsequent acceptance of it, stimulates the concept that sharing is innovative and modern.  However, I agree with the voices on the KCRW podcast, “The Rise of the Sharing Economy” that sharing and communal consumption have always existed. Our exponential advances in technology allows instantaneous information … Continue reading

Sharing is Caring
Blog 5

Sharing is Caring


I thoroughly enjoyed listening to the multiple dimensions of a sharing economy that the speakers in the KCRW podcast discuss. However, I think we have been participating in a sharing economy for a long time now. Even when I was little my parents always told me to share my toys with my siblings and classmates … Continue reading

Are Added Values for the Environment and Community Really Worth a Change in Consumption?
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Are Added Values for the Environment and Community Really Worth a Change in Consumption?


All of the speakers from “The Rise of the Sharing Economy” http://www.kcrw.com/news/programs/tp/tp130902the_rise_of_the_shar added great value to the program because of the speakers’ diversity in viewpoints and backgrounds. This also brought controversy and discussion, which allowed listeners to form personal opinions on matters because we were able to hear many different perspectives on the same topic. That … Continue reading