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David Bollier

Stories by David Bollier
When Art Worked

When Art Worked

February 5, 2010
A stunning new book shows how New Deal art helped remake democratic culture.
The Public Domain Manifesto

The Public Domain Manifesto

February 4, 2010
New statement declares the public domain the rule and copyright the exception.
The Ginseng Commons of West Virginia

The Ginseng Commons of West Virginia

February 1, 2010
Folklife and landscape in southern West Virginia
New Frontiers of Commons-based Innovation

New Frontiers of Commons-based Innovation

January 28, 2010
Stylish video satires, new collaborative systems for volunteering.
The Corporate Enclosure of Democracy

The Corporate Enclosure of Democracy

January 21, 2010
The Supreme Court holds that corporations are "persons" with free speech rights
DIY Book Scanning Takes Off

DIY Book Scanning Takes Off

January 20, 2010
The rise of a global commons devoted to the cheap scanning of books for personal use.
Artists vs. Copyright Law

Artists vs. Copyright Law

January 15, 2010
World Fair Use Day explains why artists need the right to remix and mash up culture.
Strengthen the Commons -- Now!

Strengthen the Commons -- Now!

January 1, 2010
German commoners release a stirring new manifesto.
Consequential Strangers

Consequential Strangers

December 29, 2009
Why our car mechanic, yoga instructor and other casual relationships matter more than we think.
Alain Lipietz's Wisdom

Alain Lipietz's Wisdom

December 8, 2009
French political thinker offers deep insights into commons and politics, markets and history.
A New Multilateralism of the Global Commons

A New Multilateralism of the Global Commons

December 4, 2009
James Quilligan's bold vision for re-inventing nation-states and international relations through commons-based governance.
The Story of Cap & Trade

The Story of Cap & Trade

December 3, 2009