Is the Digital Economy Still a Capitalist Economy?
Oct21

Is the Digital Economy Still a Capitalist Economy?

In his latest piece on LinkedIn, Influencer Don Tapscott writes: Too bad the term “socialism” was appropriated by Karl Marx, because it would be an apt description of today’s emerging social economy. The social media revolution is transforming the way we create wealth, work, learn, play, raise our children, and probably even the way we think. A billion people use social media daily. We have social networking, social business, social...

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A New Strategy for Climate Change
Sep23

A New Strategy for Climate Change

New York: Today’s Climate Summit at the United Nations is unprecedented. Even though it is not part of the UN’s official negotiating process for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, this could be the most important and productive meeting on climate change ever held. In addition to leaders of member states, it’s bringing together leaders at the highest level from finance, business, NGOs and local leaders from public and private sectors –...

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New Graduates Must Help to Fix a Broken World
Jun08

New Graduates Must Help to Fix a Broken World

Today’s Toronto Star excerpts Chancellor Don Tapscott’s convocation address to the new graduates of Trent University. “A new civilization is emerging, enabled by a communications revolution and created by a your generation.”

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Latest GSN Research Paper:  Sowing the Seeds of Prosperity
Jun08

Latest GSN Research Paper: Sowing the Seeds of Prosperity

Networked Solutions for the Youth Unemployment Crisis With nearly 300 million unemployed or inactive youth around the world, youth unemployment is a serious threat to global prosperity and well-being. The social and economic repercussions of prolonged youth unemployment range from a loss of aggregate demand in the form of slower growth and less job creation to heightened pressure on fragile social support systems and even increases in...

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Businesses Should Move on From Cold Hard Cash
Jun03

Businesses Should Move on From Cold Hard Cash

According to a new study by the Global Solution Networks program at The Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, companies that base their transactions and business on money made of atoms, not digital bits, suffer big time. Is cash bad for business?

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Rob Ford? John Tory? Olivia Chow? Here’s What Matters
Mar03

Rob Ford? John Tory? Olivia Chow? Here’s What Matters

The petty political debates are missing the point, Don Tapscott writes. Toronto is on the cusp of profound changes and our next leader needs to lead us into the digital era.

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