NEWS ON THE COMMONS
On the Commons is a network of citizens and organizations working toward a commons-based society. The commons refers to the natural and socially-created commons belonging to all of us that — when used wisely and fairly — will benefit everyone, including future generations.
The time is ripe for more sharing, collaboration and solidarity.
“The first sign of tyranny is government's complicity in privatizing the commons for private gain.”
“Our dependency on one another is a point of strength rather than a problem.”
“The key to saving the world is savoring the world”
Alexa Bradley reports from Occupy’s Forum on the Commons.
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Peter Barnes’ proposal to restore the middle class by paying everyone dividends on our common wealth.
A profession that has a lot to answer for, by David Morris.
Bill McKibben on why the commons matters.
H20 belongs to all of us.
Mistruths the Republicans are spreading.
As shopping migrates to the Internet, downtowns may gain an advantage over strip malls and big boxes.
Parents, teachers, volunteers, day care providers & more are the backbone of the commons.
The creator of “The Story of Stuff” highlights the importance of our common assets.
Chuck Collins explains in a new video.
Cooperatives employ more people around the world than multinational corporations.
What we can accomplish together, from The Nation.
A business professor who believes that the world should work for everyone.
Austerity crisis sparks widespread discussion of commons.