Locally-based commons build the “social wealth” of our communities. It is therefore important to create and maintain an independent business sector, inviting public spaces, local agricultural initiatives, and other vital community systems.
The world's largest road runner welcomes you to Fort Stockton, Texas, a town of 8500 that has banned plastic bags. Many Texas Republicans want the state to overturn this local law. (By Dustin & Lori Slater under a Creative Commons license.)