Riders love the convenience and availability of the swaggering, app-wielding, taxi-displacing car services. But they could turn us all into temps.
Uber and Lyft don’t actually ‘share’ anything, rides or otherwise. The Associated Press suggests calling them “ride-hailing” or “ride-booking” services instead.
The ridesharing company employs some questionable math to calculate the mean income of a NYC UberX driver. Let’s run those numbers again.
We’d like to help you in your struggle to be free. Here’s how to stop buying and start sharing, swapping, and renting clothes.
Social lending outfits allow you to loan money to actual humans, providing a leg up for people who really need one.
A new generation of homesteaders heads to the woods to learn about beekeeping, artisanal bread making, how to make an electric car — you know, the basics.
Neal Gorenflo, founder and publisher of Shareable, chatted with Grist readers about the sharing economy. Check out a replay of the chat.
Amy Twigger Holroyd wants to slow fashion down and empower people to make their own long-lasting, sharable clothing.
Former Sierra Club President Adam Werbach says his new sharing platform, yerdle, will make snagging free stuff as easy as a trip to the store.