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Commons Strategies

A wide number of new strategies exist for assuring that the commons, in its many forms, is protected and enhanced over time. Some involve government and law, others depend on informal governance and social sanctions, while still others work with market mechanisms and other hybrid models.

January 1, 2013

The Triumph of the Commons

An excerpt from 55 Theses For the Future
December 18, 2012

Our New Commons Book Free to You

Download this handy guide showing why the commons matter more now than ever
October 29, 2012

The Commons as a Transformative Vision

Essay from a new book explains the world beyond market & state
September 29, 2012

5 Ways to Save the Commons on Your Campus

It starts with thinking of yourself as a commoner
September 12, 2012

An Invitation to Join the Commons Network

If you care about what we share in common, read this invitation
September 4, 2012

Did We Build It? Or Didn't We?

America's vanishing sense of commonwealth can be seen in this year's election
August 3, 2012

Equity is Essential

8 ideas about how to advance equity in commons work
July 13, 2012

An Infusion of Commons Thinking Can Transform the Future of Our Communities

David Motzenbecker of the Minneapolis Planning Commission explores participatory planning
July 5, 2012

A Declaration of Interdependence

Commons sense that can sustain us into the future