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Jessica Conrad

Stories by Jessica Conrad

Lelalnd Maschmeyer is a creative director in New York City and author of The Triumph of the Commons.

You No Longer Have to Own Everything You Use

May 14, 2014
Leland Maschmeyer on creativity, sharing and the 21st Century Economy

How Sharing Can Shift the Spirit of the Times

April 13, 2014
Shareable magazine co-founder Neal Gorenflo says the sharing economy will help us create the kind of future we want to live in

A Global Exploration of Economic Possibilities

December 26, 2013
Highlights from the Berlin conference that attracted 200 commoners from 30 countries

Brewster Kahle

December 16, 2013
Open innovation visionary archives the Internet to preserve our digital cultural commons

Why Mayors Should Rule the World

December 3, 2013
They can solve problems national governments can't says political theorist Benjamin Barber

A New Way to Make Housing Affordable for Nonprofit Workers

December 2, 2013
Foundation House in San Francisco experiments with a commons-based housing model

Why Peer Production Thrives in the Field of Theater Arts

November 18, 2013
Using Internet-enabled networks, HowlRound creates a knowledge commons for the benefit of all

Vancouver Values Sharing

November 10, 2013
85 percent of residents say in a new survey that they share with peers

Taxi Rides Go Communal

September 24, 2013
Bandwagon brings ride-sharing to cabs in NYC

Passion for the Great Lakes Runs Deep

September 19, 2013
Organizer Alexa Bradley reveals the Great Lakes Commons Initiative's key to success: community leadership

Commoning Flourishes Around the Globe

June 24, 2013
A list of commons-based efforts from Zaragoza to Berlin and everywhere in between

The Sol Collective Sows Seeds for a Brighter Future

May 27, 2013
How one organization boosts the commons in Sacramento, California