First, what do we have now? In most nations we have a political elite making all those decisions. While some people feel like their vote controls who that political elite is, many of us recognize that, at best, our choices are limited to players considered acceptable to the political elite.
The book doesn't really deviate from the ideas of Jacque Fresco but, for many, it is hard to get started with Fresco's ideas. After all, he has had about 80 years to refine them.
I had years of what one would call activism time.
I always appreciated the work of Bill Moyers. Why? Not because I always agreed with his position but because he always made me think. As proof of concept the following quote appears in the 30-second blurb. "The opposite of poverty is not wealth. The opposite of poverty is justice."
While I don't know who said it, it did make me think.
That said, how can we discriminate between peer-to-peer sharing that is legal vs. illegal? It just seems all too complicated. Even the rules within one country are complicated so what about on a global level?
My understanding is that in the US, using your VCR to time-shift a TV program is legal.
While we/the system continue to accept that building wealth both can be done and is what should be done, it is really fiction. You can build a house, a boat or even a piece of software. But, you cannot build wealth.