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New economic paradigms

Report / 1st October 2012

A report by Share The World’s Resources demonstrates how governments could mobilise over $2.8 trillion each year to bolster the global sharing economy and prevent life-threatening deprivation, reverse austerity measures and mitigate the human impacts of climate change.

Report / 1st October 2012

This executive summary of a report by Share The World's Resources outlines how governments could mobilise over $2.8 trillion to finance the global sharing economy as an immediate priority for governments, which it argues can only happen with a huge groundswell of public pressure for sharing and justice.

Report / 1st October 2012

Part 1 of the report Financing the Global Sharing Economy demonstrates how systems that facilitate 'economic sharing' are increasingly being eroded by policies that widen inequalities and leave families in a state of poverty or destitution across the world. The result is a silent humanitarian emergency that should be treated as a foremost priority by the international community.

Report / 1st October 2012

Part 2 of the report Financing the Global Sharing Economy describes in more detail a silent humanitarian emergency that governments should prioritise above all other international concerns: millions of people across the world who face extreme deprivation and die needlessly each day as a consequence of extreme poverty, natural disasters or other preventable causes.

Report / 1st October 2012

Part 3 of the report 'Financing the Global Sharing Economy' introduces the 10 policies that could enable the international community to mobilise more than $2.8 trillion within a short number of years, money that governments should use to strengthen and scale up the sharing economy both nationally and globally.

Report / 1st October 2012

This section of the report Financing the Global Sharing Economy demonstrates how governments could raise as much as $650bn globally through a Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) to tackle poverty, reverse austerity measures and address climate change.

Report / 1st October 2012

This section of the report Financing the Global Sharing Economy focuses on ending government support for fossil fuels and biofuels. The text below highlights the importance of transitioning to a low carbon economy, and demonstrates how governments could raise over $500bn each year for worthier social and environmental causes. See further resources at the end of the section under 'learn more and get involved'.

Report / 1st October 2012

This section of the report Financing the Global Sharing Economy demonstrates how governments could redirect the colossal financial resources currently spent on military budgets as a first step toward reducing armed conflict and war, while also providing urgent national and global public goods for social development.

Report / 1st October 2012

This section of the report 'Financing the Global Sharing Economy' argues that preventing the excessive leakage of revenues through tax avoidance and tax evasion is perhaps the first and most important step governments can take to secure additional financial resources and strengthen the sharing economy.

Report / 1st October 2012

This section of the report Financing the Global Sharing Economy argues that there can be no justification for advanced economies redistributing so little of their national incomes to assist those living in extreme poverty around the world. It presents the need for a much more generous vision of overseas development assistance, alongside major reforms to the international aid architecture.