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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.

February 23, 2012

Making New Worlds Possible

A report from the Occupy Wall Street forum on the commons
February 14, 2012

Occupy Wall Street Hosts Forum on Politics of the Commons

Occupy supporters explore the possibilities
February 8, 2012

Another Europe is Possible

A Forum in Rome responds to austerity measures by forging a commons vision
January 28, 2012

Strengthening Occupy for the Future

6 ways to stop the movement from becoming institutional
January 4, 2012

12 Reasons You'll Be Hearing More About the Commons

The time is ripe for more sharing, collaboration and solidarity
December 20, 2011

In Defense of Hippies & Others Who Live Outside the System

It's the clean cut Wall Street types who swindled America
December 14, 2011

Water Belongs to All of Us

December 12, 2011

At Last, A New Story for the Future

Bill McKibben's introduction to OTC's book All That We Share: A Field Guide to the Commons
November 19, 2011

From Occupy Wall Street to Occupy Your Street

It's time for Occupy actions to branch out into the neighborhoods