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New Mutualism

The Network for New Mutualism: The Infrastructure of the New Economy

Sara Horowitz | Posted 11.12.2014 | Impact
Sara Horowitz

I founded Freelancers Union on one simple premise: We're stronger together than we are alone.

53 Million Americans Are Freelancing, New Survey Finds

Sara Horowitz | Posted 11.04.2014 | Impact
Sara Horowitz

More than 53 million Americans are doing freelance work, according to a new, landmark survey conducted by the independent research firm Edelman Berland and commissioned by Freelancers Union and Elance-oDesk.

The Era of Big Work Is Over

Sara Horowitz | Posted 10.31.2014 | Impact
Sara Horowitz

It's in the way we're spending our money, the way we're working, the gigs we're taking, and the values by which we're living our lives.

#ThanksForTheSpark: Who Inspired You to Follow Your Passion?

Sara Horowitz | Posted 10.14.2014 | Impact
Sara Horowitz

We all have these people who made a difference for us -- even if they don't know it yet. Maybe it was your high school English teacher. Or an old boss or mentor. Or a neighbor who was the first person to tell you how much they loved your sketches.

Americans Are Overworked But Aren't Taking Time Off. What Gives?

Sara Horowitz | Posted 10.01.2014 | Business
Sara Horowitz

The American economy is experiencing a sea change -- and if you're still working in the old economy, you know more than anyone that something's gotta give.

94 Percent of Millennials Want to Use Their Skills for Good

Sara Horowitz | Posted 09.23.2014 | Impact
Sara Horowitz

Millennials don't see companies as salary machines. And they don't see themselves as just another chair-filler. They see themselves as having the power to make choices -- and their decision to work in one place or another is about finding value.

What Freelancers Can Learn From 'Magic Schlepping Circles'

Sara Horowitz | Posted 09.16.2014 | Impact
Sara Horowitz

Just as observant Jews created a domain that made sabbath work for them, freelancers are creating a domain within the current economy that's all their own.

Together Instead of Alone: Connection, Coworking and the Congregation

Rev. Emily M. D. Scott | Posted 08.31.2014 | Religion
Rev. Emily M. D. Scott

A vision for a coworking space has come into focus at St. Lydia's, the Dinner Church where I am pastor.

What is New Mutualism?

Sara Horowitz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Sara Horowitz

The choice is deceptively simple -- go it alone or build something together. Building together always ends up better.