Economies are shaped by markets; for labor, services, goods, finance, and other essentials. But powerful technologies that now run markets are skewed against regular people. Innovative policy could ensure the extraordinary possibilities of modernized markets start working for each of us.
Millions rage at today’s capitalism. Policies like Universal Basic Income, Job Guarantees, and Green New Deals alleviate the symptoms. But it’s also worth fixing a key cause.
Every day, distorting market platforms suck up capital, destabilize jobs, drive down pay, secrete data, and inflict ruinous externalities on the wider economy.
Creating a public utility based on these technologies could make them work for everyone. We are a bipartisan, international, non-profit that originated in UK government programs.