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An Invitation to Join the Commons Network

September 12, 2012 | By On the Commons Team

If you care about what we share in common, read this invitation

At Last, A New Story for the Future

December 12, 2011 | By Bill McKibben

Bill McKibben's introduction to OTC's book All That We Share: A Field Guide to the Commons

Reclaiming and Redefining America's Hopes

November 16, 2011 | By Jay Walljasper

The commons worldview can helps us accomplish great things together--really

Elinor Ostrom Outlines Best Strategies for Managing the Commons

November 2, 2011 | By Jay Walljasper

Nobel Prize winner headlines the Minneapolis Festival of the Commons, co-sponsored by On the Commons

We Power

October 18, 2011 | By Julie Ristau & Alexa Bradley

From people's quiet yearnings, come new possibilities for a shift from me to we

How You Can Become a Commoner

March 3, 2011 | By Julie Ristau

It starts with commoning—the natural act of connecting with others to find security, convenience and fun

8 Principles for Managing A Commmons

December 16, 2013 | By Jay Walljasper

Based on her extensive work, Elinor Ostrom offered solutions for how to govern commons sustainably and equitably

Learning to "Commonify" Your Mind

June 17, 2013 | By Alexa Bradley

Breaking free of the belief that the market rules everything in our lives

A Sampling of Commons Action All Over

February 9, 2013 | By On the Commons team

Citizen journalism in Grand Rapids to an economics summit in Berlin to fighting climate change everywhere

An Introduction to Animating the Commons

May 4, 2012 | By On the Commons Team

Who are commons animateurs--and how do they exercise leadership for social change?

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