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David Bollier

Stories by David Bollier
Trust, Fairness, Shared Identity

Trust, Fairness, Shared Identity

August 20, 2009
New Scientist article identifies elements of successful commons.
RECAP & Public.Resource.org Liberate Court Records

RECAP & Public.Resource.org Liberate Court Records

August 20, 2009
New Firefox plug-in makes federal court documents freely available -- and shames the judiciary Web-meisters.
The Commoners of Crottorf (Part III)

The Commoners of Crottorf (Part III)

August 15, 2009
The final installment of a report on the future of the commons.
The Commoners at Crottorf (Part II)

The Commoners at Crottorf (Part II)

August 13, 2009
A report on the future of the commons.
The Commoners at Crottorf Castle (Part I)

The Commoners at Crottorf Castle (Part I)

August 12, 2009
Notes from a provocative retreat exploring the future of the commons.
The Cult of G.D.P.

The Cult of G.D.P.

August 10, 2009
Eric Zencey explains why economic activity is not the same as human well-being.
A Tangle of Thorns

A Tangle of Thorns

July 30, 2009
The oddly compelling literary remix of Nabokov's "Lolita" and Lessig's "Future of Ideas."
Open Source Hardware

Open Source Hardware

July 29, 2009
Open source design principles are being applied to musical instruments, tractors and much else.
The Gift Economy in Mali

The Gift Economy in Mali

July 27, 2009
Other Worlds explores "just economy" alternatives around the world.
Profit as the Measure of All Things

Profit as the Measure of All Things

July 27, 2009
Bill Maher's brief and funny account of what ails America today.
Deadly Medical Monopolies

Deadly Medical Monopolies

July 22, 2009
Gene patents stifle research, inflate prices, and prevent people from getting treatment.
Art, God and Copyright

Art, God and Copyright

July 21, 2009
Is it appropriate to copyright divinely inspired expression?