The Sharing Economy–Innovation, Technology and Freedom
On July 26, 2014 we published a new chapter of Capitalism: The Liberal Revolution (CTLR), entitled Credit and Reputation, On July 29, 2014 we noticed a column in the Los Angeles Times directly relevant to part of the CTLR chapter on Credit and Reputation. The Los Angeles Times column is "In the front seat at the ride-sharing revolution," by Sandy Banks, Los Angeles Times, July 29, 2014, Sandy Banks has been a reporter and columnist with the Los Angeles Times for many years. We reproduce below, in full, her column regarding the sharing economy, marking certain passage with bold face for emphasis. Sandy Banks' comments, and especially those emphasized below in bold face show how credit, reputation, and innovation that characterize what is presently called the sharing economy increase human choices and therefore enhance human freedom