In The Dharma Bums, Jack Kerouac wrote about walking through a neighborhood late at night, seeing the blue TV screens through windows; he reflects on the treadmill mantra: “work…produce…consume.”
Economic news is always delivered to us in terms of growth; as the only way forward.
It is exciting to see the concepts of Collaborative Consumption expanding with new impetus and creativity (historically, always revived in times of economic depression).
Here is a recent post from Venessa Miemis’ Emergent by Design blog:
- Video Interview: Author Rachel Botsman on Leveraging Collaborative Consumption Trends for a More Sustainable Future (triplepundit.com)