Catalyzing worker co-ops & the solidarity economy
John McNamara responds to responses to his article on why a "cooperative Uber" is a bad idea, and reports on some of the many tech cooperative projects.
Uber's business model is not one that co-ops should, or could, emulate. There is scope for transport focused platform co-ops, but they will not look like Uber or Lyft.
John McNamara reflects on his 26 years as a worker-owner at Union Cab.
Eva ride sharing co-operative launched just 10 weeks ago in Montréal, directly trying to challenge the Uber and Lyft status quo. Unique to Eva is its basis on blockchain and the co-operative model.