• Scott Duke Kominers


September 21, 2021, Opinion: "Platforms are fundamentally changing the contract between workers and companies — and the workers and creatives that create value for platform companies, and rely on platforms for their livelihoods, often have little power when it comes to getting the concerns addressed. In the face of this, a new form of collective labor activism tailored to the gig and creator economies is emerging: decentralized collective action (DCA). Mixing methods of traditional organizing with new approaches — from manipulating algorithms to deploying blockchain powered decentralized solutions — workers are using DCA to try to rewrite the rules of platform work."

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