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Community Life

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.

October 26, 2013

Are Bike Lanes a White Thing?

What forward-looking cities are learning about race, equity and building better bike lanes
October 17, 2013

The Forgotten Idea That Shaped Great U.S. Cities

How the Single Tax movement boosted equity & prosperity during the Progressive Era
October 9, 2013

Renew the Commons, Recharge Your Life

Take time to hear, see, feel and share what’s all around us
September 29, 2013

Getting America Back on Its Feet

Launching a walking movment to strenghten our health and communities
September 25, 2013

A Powerful Commons Tool We Overlook

Informal social customs often work better than laws in Influencing good behavior
September 24, 2013

Taxi Rides Go Communal

Bandwagon brings ride-sharing to cabs in NYC
September 5, 2013

Save the Planet, Starting on Your Own Block

Local efforts are the backbone of global green activism
August 27, 2013

Four Circles of Judaism Help Us Live the Commons

Open space, the Sabbath, sabbaticals and Jubilee
August 26, 2013

A Multitude of Wonderful Things We Share But Rarely Consider

A treasury of Jonathan Rowe's insights
July 29, 2013

Life in the Green Lane

Protected bike lanes reclaim our streets as commons