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David Bollier

Stories by David Bollier

Buying Respectability

July 23, 2010
Pepsi funds a Yale fellowship to study obesity and diabetes.

Expanding the Circle?

July 21, 2010
Can digital commoners become more cooperative and federated with each other?

NAFTA, Mexican Corn and the Commons

July 19, 2010
How American industrial agriculture threatens Mexican biodiversity and social stability.
A New Global Landmark for Free Speech

A New Global Landmark for Free Speech

June 16, 2010
The Icelandic Modern Media Initiative will provide unparalleled protection for online journalists and whistleblowers.
The Couchsurfing Culture

The Couchsurfing Culture

June 10, 2010
Venturesome travelers use the Web to create an international gift economy of hospitality.
Water Flowing Underground

Water Flowing Underground

June 8, 2010
The deep and timeless appeal of drawing water from an artesian well.
The Value of Nothing

The Value of Nothing

June 4, 2010
Raj Patel's new book on the fallacies of conventional economics and the rise of the commoners.
What Financial Crisis?

What Financial Crisis?

June 2, 2010
Wall Street and Washington collude to sabotage meaningful financial reform.
Legal Scholars Probe the Cultural Commons

Legal Scholars Probe the Cultural Commons

May 28, 2010
Cornell Law Review devotes entire issue to Ostrom-inspired analyses of online commons.
Reintegrating Mind, Life and Matter

Reintegrating Mind, Life and Matter

May 26, 2010
James Quilligan explores how to stop the destruction of the biosphere through a new "metalogue" on the global commons.
The Rise of Open Source Hardware

The Rise of Open Source Hardware

May 21, 2010
A growing sector of companies sells products whose designs can be shared and collectively improved.
"A Stem Cord of a Web of Relationships"

"A Stem Cord of a Web of Relationships"

May 21, 2010
Participants in Ogallala Commons meditate on what it means to be a commoner.