Trebor Scholz is an advocate of "platform cooperativism" and an associate professor at The New School in New York City.

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Trebor Scholz is the founding director of the Platform Cooperativism Consortium (PCC) at The New School, a leading hub for the research and coordination of the international cooperative digital economy, and the founding director of the Institute for the Cooperative Digital Economy (ICDE). His book Uberworked and Underpaid: How Workers Are Disrupting the Digital Economy introduces the concept of "platform cooperativism" as a way of joining the co-op model with the digital economy.

Scholz is a faculty associate at Berkman Klein Society of Internet and Society at Harvard University. His articles and ideas have appeared in the New York Times, Washington PostThe NationThe Financial Times and Le Monde.

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