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Crowdsourcing news and analysis from The Nation
May 5, 2016
Greece Has New Independent Media—If You Want It
Athens Live aims to provide journalism to a country with notoriously corrupt news outlets.
January 5, 2015
Is Crowdsourcing Bad for Workers?
“Cloud labor” sites like Crowdflower may be the face of the future—but their wages are stuck in a sweatshop past.
February 5, 2014
How Crowdworkers Became the Ghosts in the Digital Machine
Since 2005, Amazon has helped create one of the most exploited workforces no one has ever seen.
Moshe Z. Marvit
November 25, 2013
A Crowd-Sourced Escape From Poverty?
An Internet fairy tale for the age of austerity: Linda Tirado’s essay about being poor and making bad decisions could catapult her into the middle-class.
April 26, 2013
Crowdsourcing as Healthcare Policy: Can’t We Do Better?
GoFundMe donations are a good Band-Aid for a bad system, but can’t we harness America’s generosity in service of better social programs?
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