Jeremy Rifkin

Jeremy Rifkin is author of The Zero Marginal Cost Society: The Internet of Things, the Collaborative Commons, and the Eclipse of Capitalism, one of the most popular social thinkers of our time, is a bestselling author whose 20 books have been translated into 35 languages. Rifkin is an advisor to the European Union and to heads of state around the world and a lecturer at the Wharton School's Executive Education Program at the University of Pennsylvania. For more information please visit http://www.thezeromarginalcostsociety.com

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Monday, June 02, 2014
Beyond Obama's Plan: A New Economic Vision for Addressing Climate Change
The White House today released its national climate plan for reducing CO2 emissions, warning that climate change is adversely affecting every region of the United States, with dire consequences for the economy. Unfortunately, the new initiatives by the US government to ward off rising temperatures...
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Tuesday, April 29, 2014
The Sharing Economy on the Collaborative Commons
The following essay is excerpted from The Zero Marginal Cost Society: The Internet of Things, the Collaborative Commons, and the Eclipse of Capitalism , by Jeremy Rifkin and appears at Common Dreams with permission. A powerful new economic movement has taken off overnight. A younger generation is...
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Sunday, April 13, 2014
The Decline of the Brick-and-Mortar Classroom
The following is excerpted from Jeremy Rifkin's latest book, The Zero Marginal Cost Society: The Internet of Things, the Collaborative Commons, and the Eclipse of Capitalism , and appears here with the kind permission of the publisher. The escalating cost of higher education has created a crisis...
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Thursday, April 03, 2014
The Last Worker Standing
The following is excerpted from Jeremy Rifkin's latest book, The Zero Marginal Cost Society: The Internet of Things, the Collaborative Commons, and the Eclipse of Capitalism , and appears here with the kind permission of the publisher. We are in the midst of an epic change in the nature of work...
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Tuesday, January 19, 2010
The Earthquake That Triggered A Global Empathic Response: What The Haitian Crisis Tells Us About Human Nature
Frantic tweets and videos have been seeping out of Haiti, pleading for help from the rest of the human race in the aftermath of a devastating earthquake that leveled one of the poorest countries on the planet, spreading destruction and death.
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