May 15, 2022

S02E20 - Trebor Scholz on Platform Cooperativism

Over the last decade platform-cooperativism has grown from an idea into a movement. How far can it take us? 

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Shownotes

Trebor Scholz (New School University):

https://www.newschool.edu/public-engagement/faculty/trebor-scholz/ 

Trebor on Twitter:

https://twitter.com/TreborS 

Platform Cooperativism Consortium:

https://platform.coop/

Institute for Cooperative Digital Economy:

https://platform.coop/who-we-are/icde/

Fellowship Program at The New School’s Institute for the Cooperative Digital Economy:

https://platform.coop/blog/apply-for-the-new-schools-institute-for-the-cooperative-digital-economys-2022-2023-fellowship-program/

Ted Talk by Trebor Scholz from January 2022:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4OXhOXULEbA

Scholz, Trebor and Schneider, Nathan. 2016. "Ours to Hack and to Own: The Rise of Platform Cooperatives.", New York/London: OR Books.: (PDF available)

https://worldpece.org/sites/default/files/artifacts/media/pdf/ourstohackandown.pdf

Scholz, Trebor. 2016. “Platform Cooperativism: Challenging the cooperate sharing economy”. Published by the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, New York Office. (Available as PDF):

https://rosalux.nyc/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/RLS-NYC_platformcoop.pdf 


Further Material

International Cooperative Alliance:

https://www.ica.coop/

Smart Coop:

https://www.smart-at.org/?lang=en

Fairbnb:

https://fairbnb.coop/

America’s Electric Cooperatives:

https://www.electric.coop/

The Drivers Cooperative:

https://drivers.coop/

Department of Cooperation, Government of Kerala, India:

https://cooperation.kerala.gov.in/about-us/

Self Employed Women’s Association of India (SEWA):

https://www.sewa.org/

Platform Cooperatives Germany:

https://platformcoop.de/

CoopCycle:

https://coopcycle.org/en/

Stocksy:

https://www.stocksy.com/

Web 3 (Wikipedia):

https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web3

Blockchain (Wikipedia):

https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blockchain

Decentralized Autonomy Organizations (Wikipedia):

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Decentralized_autonomous_organization

“They Love Crypto. They’re Trying to Buy the Constitution.”:

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/17/business/crypto-constitution-sothebys.html

Mondragon Cooperative:

https://www.mondragon-corporation.com/

Parecon (Wikipedia):

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Participatory_economics

Hahnel, R. 2021. Democratic Economic Planning. New York: Routledge:

https://www.routledge.com/Democratic-Economic-Planning/Hahnel/p/book/9781032003320

Albert, M. 2003: Parecon. Life After Capitalism. London/New York: Verso:

https://www.versobooks.com/books/85-parecon

Muldoon, James. 2022. Platform Socialism. London: Pluto Press:

http://www.plutobooks.com/9780745346953/platform-socialism/

 

Further Future Histories Episodes on related topics

S02E11 | James Muldoon on Platform Socialism:

https://www.futurehistories.today/episoden-blog/s02/e11-james-muldoon-on-platform-socialism/

S02E10 | Aaron Benanav on Associational Socialism and Democratic Planning:

https://www.futurehistories.today/episoden-blog/s02/e10-aaron-benanav-on-associational-socialism-and-democratic-planning/

(German) S01E55/56 | Michael Seemann zur Macht der Plattformen (pt.1 & 2):

https://www.futurehistories.today/episoden-blog/s01/e55-michael-seemann-zur-macht-der-plattformen-teil-1/

https://www.futurehistories.today/episoden-blog/s01/e56-michael-seemann-zur-macht-der-plattformen-teil-2/

S01E44/45 | Benjamin Bratton on Synthetic Catallaxies, Platforms of Platforms & Red Futurism (pt.1 & 2):

https://www.futurehistories.today/episoden-blog/s01/e44-benjamin-bratton-on-synthetic-catallaxies-platforms-of-platforms-red-futurism-part-1-2/

https://www.futurehistories.today/episoden-blog/s01/e45-benjamin-bratton-on-synthetic-catallaxies-platforms-of-platforms-red-futurism-part-2-2/

S01E31/32 | Daniel E. Saros on Digital Socialism and the Abolition of Capital (pt. 1 & 2):

https://www.futurehistories.today/episoden-blog/s01/e31-daniel-e-saros-on-digital-socialism-and-the-abolition-of-capital-part-1/

https://www.futurehistories.today/episoden-blog/s01/e32-daniel-e-saros-on-digital-socialism-and-the-abolition-of-capital-part-2/

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#TreborScholz, #JanGroos, #FutureHistories, #FutureHistoriesInternational, #Podcast, #Interview, #PlatformCooperativism, #Cooperatives, #Genossenschaften, #Blockchain, #Decentralization, #Socialism, #Sozialismus, #Capitalism, #DigitalSocialism, #Platforms, #DigitalEconomy, #SharingEconomy, #ParticipatoryEconomics, #DigitalPlatforms, #DigitalFuture, #DigitalInfrastructure, #GlobalCommunities, #TechnologyDebate, #Plattformen, #DigitalerSozialismus, #Democracy, #Demokratie, #SocialDemocracy, #Networks, 

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