Coworking is absolutely one of those movements.
Working independently, alongside others is a simple way of defining coworking. Coworking offers a solution to the problem of isolation that many freelancers experience while working at home, at the same time letting them escape the distractions of home (such as the TV, chores, refrigitator, pets etc.).
Here is a true co-working pioneer Tony Bacigalupo on New Work City (NWC) and Coworking as a Movement:
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