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May 2022: Tackling the Platforms Problem

Economies are shaped by marketsfor labor, services, goods, finance, and other essentials. But powerful technologies that now run markets are stacked against regular people. Innovative policy could ensure the extraordinary possibilities of modernized markets start working for each of us. 

 

Lurking platforms

Social media is under fire for feeding rage. But market platforms – mostly out of sight – are an on-going cause of justified public anger.

Radical ideas like Universal Basic Income, Job Guarantees and Green New Deals tackle symptoms of today’s unbalanced capitalism. But it’s time to fix a key cause. Every day, distorted market platforms suck up capital, drive down labor costs, destabilize businesses, stress public services, secrete data and waste resources in the wider economy.

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