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Leland Maschmeyer on Why You Don't Have to Own Everything

May 14, 2014 | by Jessica Conrad

Neal Gorenflo Shows Sharing as A Way of Life

March 27, 2014 | by Jessica Conrad

Robert Ogilvie Helps Communities Take Advantage of Familiar But Underused Commons

February 19, 2014 | by Jay Walljasper

Championing Schools and other Familiar But Underused Commons

Why Brewster Kahle Archives the Internet

December 16, 2013 | by Jessica Conrad

And works toward creating universal access to all knowledge

Dave Mann Calls the Commons a Powerful Tool

October 2, 2013 | by Jessica Conrad

Like the first image of Earth from outer space, the commons gives a new, and startlingly different, picture of the world

Alexa Bradley

September 17, 2013 | by Jessica Conrad

Organizer reveals the Great Lakes Commons Initiative's key to success: community leadership

Laurie Cirivello

August 16, 2013 | by Jessica Conrad

Community media executive and publisher of The Rapidian explains how the media commons empowers Grand Rapids residents

Sharon Day

June 20, 2013 | by Jessica Conrad

Sharon Day explains why the Mississippi River Water Walkers journeyed nearly 2500 miles down the length of the Mississippi

Sam Grant

May 27, 2013 | by Jessica Conrad

While working toward a new paradigm in the U.S. and abroad

Nick Poole

May 26, 2013 | by Jessica Conrad

Shayda Naficy

April 23, 2013 | by Jessica Conrad

. . . to keep our most essential resource in the hands of the people

Paula Manley

March 28, 2013 | by Jessica Conrad

For neighborhood groups, arts organizations and everyday people

Ross Chapin

February 18, 2013 | by Jessica Conrad

Through design that deepens our connection to shared spaces

Emily Bee

January 7, 2013 | by Nica Horvitz

Niaz Dorry

December 20, 2012 | by Jessica Conrad

How to protect the ocean commons and coastal communities who depend on its long-term health

Jamie Harvie

November 27, 2012 | by Jay Walljasper

Good health depends on clean air, clean water, good food and strong communities.

Lily Yeh

November 27, 2012 | by Jay Walljasper


May Boeve

October 22, 2012 | by Jessica Conrad


Anil Naidoo

September 17, 2012 | by Jay Walljasper

Born in South Africa and raised in a remote Canadian village, Naidoo learned the importance of people working together early.

Kevin Miyazaki

August 29, 2012 | by Jessica Conrad

"My goal is to create a contemporary picture of the lake, and I can’t think of a better way than by showing the people who interact with it daily."