By Audrey Stienon, Associate, Reimagining Capitalism

Understanding society’s mutual responsibilities within the context of COVID-19

Throughout the course of the pandemic, our lives have changed in ways that would have been nearly unthinkable when the crisis began. We entered lockdowns believing that it would be impossible to sustain such a drastic change to the status quo for more than…

In Support of Tech Whistleblowers Who are Holding Tech to Account

Digital technology today is more widespread, more convenient, and more ubiquitous than ever before. With a strong Silicon Valley heritage, Omidyar Network recognizes that the promise and the ethos of technology has always been about it being a distributed…

Corporations, Capital Markets, & the Common Good — How We’re Working to Reorient the Rules and Rebalance Power in Our Economy

By Chris Jurgens, Director, Reimagining Capitalism

At Omidyar Network, we believe business can be a powerful force for good. This is a belief rooted in Pierre Omidyar’s founding of…

Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash
Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash

Imagine a world where our oldest and youngest Americans get the care they need. A world where racial inequities are something we work to face and heal rather than exacerbate. Imagine a world where our public schools and universities provide excellent educations that set our students up for success. A…

Photo Credit: Rochelle Hartman, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode

This post expands on the third key pillar for building a new economic paradigm as outlined in Our Call to Reimagine Capitalism. Read the first post in this series, “An Introduction to Ideas, Rules, and Power and How They Shape Our Democracy and Economy” here.

By Audrey Stienon, Associate, Reimagining…

Global leaders weigh in on the ethical facets of digital public infrastructure at a virtual conference held Monday, Aug. 30, 2021.

The 10 must-reads to keep pace with the digital public infrastructure movement

By Govind Shivkumar, Director of Responsible Technology, Omidyar Network

You don’t need me to tell you that 2020 was an arduous year, or that the year that followed has been just as fraught. We all had a collective experience of the pandemic as a destabilizing force. …

Still frame from The Intersection

By Julia Solano, Eshanthi Ranasinghe, and Nicole Allred, Exploration & Future Sensing, Omidyar Network

The Intersection, a short film in collaboration with Superflux, creates a hopeful future that reimagines extractive, hyperconnected technology to serve community, support nature, and value human relationships. Watch here.

My low balance of -$1.50 glows red above my wrist as I cross through the turnstile and enter the station. Options to top up via crypto or credit are greyed out on my digital wallet; those…

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