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Juliette Majot: Food & Soil as Global Commons

November 12, 2016
As director of the Institute for Agriculture & Trade Policy, Majot addresses the power of international corporations.

Gil Penalosa: Pied Piper for Livable Communities

September 3, 2015
Globe-trotting advocate for making everyone’s hometown a great place to live

Drawing on Spiritual Faith to Curb Climate Change

July 20, 2015
May Boeve is Executive Director of 350.org and co-author of Fight Global Warming Now. This is a talk she gave recently at the Old First Reformed Church in Brooklyn, New York. It appears on the website of Blue Mountain Center in upstate New York, where 350.org held a conference last year.

Why Brewster Kahle Archives the Internet

December 16, 2013
And works toward creating universal access to all knowledge

Commons as a Powerful Tool for Understanding the World

October 2, 2013
Like the first image of Earth from outer space, the commons gives a new, and startlingly different, picture of the world

Passion for the Great Lakes Runs Deep

September 17, 2013
Organizer reveals the Great Lakes Commons Initiative's key to success: community leadership

People-Powered News Source Puts the Local Back Into Journalism

August 16, 2013
Community media executive and publisher of The Rapidian explains how the media commons empowers Grand Rapids residents