The Third Industrial Revolution: A Radical New Sharing Economy


The global economy is in crisis. The exponential exhaustion of natural resources, declining productivity, slow growth, rising unemployment, and steep inequality, forces us to rethink our economic models. Where do we go from here? In this feature-length documentary, social and economic theorist Jeremy Rifkin lays out a road map to usher in a new economic system.

A Third Industrial Revolution is unfolding with the convergence of three pivotal technologies: an ultra-fast 5G communication internet, a renewable energy internet, and a driverless mobility internet, all connected to the Internet of Things embedded across society and the environment.

This 21st century smart digital infrastructure is giving rise to a radical new sharing economy that is transforming the way we manage, power and move economic life. But with climate change now ravaging the planet, it needs to happen fast. Change of this magnitude requires political will and a profound ideological shift.

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30 thoughts on “The Third Industrial Revolution: A Radical New Sharing Economy”

  1. I have come to realize that as a beginner you will achieve close to nothing investing in the vast stock market all on your own, that's why there are professional stockbrokers and account managers to assist beginners to achieve their financial and stock investment goals

  2. This man is saying what he knows only it's good stuff but not adequate everything that people have planned they have brought to America by way of the US is false way before the US invasion there were roads there were water systems there were houses and mansions no need for cars because there was no rush and you didn't have to work 13 hours a day he would get up take care of your land around you for the nomad they would go places to play seasonally to take roots in one place to get through in another place to fish in another place love the skills that the Aboriginal indigenous attained was well before the US invasion I mean how do you think US citizens became super geniuses all of a sudden before US citizens there were two maybe three diseases to take care of after that they were 10,000 at the least there were thousands if not millions of different tribes many of them were like they are now some were from the country some were citified people and Beach goers much like things are now the only difference is their land their history their knowledge of the history has been compromised in a great way for an indefinite amount of time but people that mean will some like this man but not knowing fully what you are saying can be misdirecting historically speaking

  3. 8:23 the term human implies hued man or colored man or man of color those people in that room are neanderthal which means one that wanders around and historically speaking wander around they did to Rob your village village to settle for everything that the Aboriginal indigenous had their history their technology the riches and they are doing it to this day so if you are a non-believer all you need to do is look around

  4. 8:17 that is exactly why the American Indians tried to do less by comparison and not try to outdo God and mother nature it was out of respect it was a sacred knowledge it is synonymous with somebody stealing your car that belongs to you great great grandfather your grandfather your father and had all kinds of bills and whistles better than anything today because it had so much love and care The avengers logic was you and not using this land there was too much when in fact many American Indians traveled from place to place seasonally to pick roots in one place to pick berries in another place to hunt Buffalo and deer in another place fish and trap in another place all at different times of the year yes American Indian history would be a good study to go with this then one will understand the rest of the world even trains telecommunications ships and space travel we're all still in technology look at the timeline how did they become so intelligent all of a sudden without meeting up with American Indians

  5. Ignore the Keynesian economist frauds. These fearmongering criminals will collapse economy's in the poorist nations attempting to change the temperature with politics. Globalized central planning will be the greatest threat to our civilization. Purely peer-to-peer, DECENTRALIZED, distributed networks are growing faster than ever. We need to make sure the internet providers and content platforms are open, decentralized and free of censorship.

  6. Computerized planified economies are uncompatible with private property of the means of production, read Paul Cockshott's "cybercommunism"

  7. I'm a little concerned that the EU uses the same advisors as China, especially when they use phrases like "the new normal" before they were cool and sell fear so effectively..

  8. Fearmongering nonsense making the normal sound like its unusual. Climate static would be unusual, are you seriously imagining the earth's climate becoming static just because its what we've gotten used to through the last few centuries? Nature doesn't care much for what is comfortable for humans. We need to look to adjusting to our planet, it will always look after us, we just have to accept that climate is something that rises and falls over time, nothing we can do about it. We are smart tho, we'll be perfectly fine.

  9. This is like an old man telling a bed time story to kids so they can sleep through a thunderstorm. He's like explaining his fan fiction of reality. We've known the potential impact of global warming for at least 20yrs. It's naive at best to pretend some huge paradigm shift will happen in human nature and their concept of wealth and ownership, and even if it did we're to pretend that corporations will break tradition and put any of these initiatives above profit. We couldn't even get off coal, an archaic power source, in 20 years but in the next 30 years everything is just going to fall into place. It's ridiculous thinking that doesn't support real change

  10. This is a very intriguing video. My only issue has to do with the discussion about Germany’s so called renewable energy sources when the Ukrainian war has taught us how reliable Germany is on Russian oil and gas

  11. One of the biggest issues we have to address nowadays is overpopulation. An overpopulated world will continue consuming itself until it reaches an end. We can increase efficiency as much as we want, but if the world population keeps meeting and breaking its margin, there will be a natural limit.

  12. Pop crises, imagined, not real. Global warming hoax is a scam to push cap & trade which funnels trillions to Davos globalists. Income inequality myth, coming from the "principle architect of the CCP's third industrial revolution." Chinese Communist Party is a mafia hegemony building an empire with slave labor. Read about One Belt One Road, Uyghur living "halal" organ farms, Three Self Church.

  13. Interesting how at about 30 minutes in, as the big brother technology starts to be revealed, a gentle soundtrack fades in. This man is monetizing and regulating millenial good will and calling it value sharing. He's speaking so quickly, this is a mezmerizing pitch and it greatly concerns me that he is suggesting this massive overhaul to everything about us needs to happen in a decade! Good heavens, the lives this rapid shift to the "internet of everything" will cost, the freedoms and privacies we will lose! Now we're seeing this after 2020, so he seems prescient rather than frightening. His goals are financial, he is driven by the love of money. Wake up to his motives and his message for yourselves, please.

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