Conventional economic theory fails to account for the pivotal role of the commons in generating and distributing wealth. It is important to understand the limits of individual property rights and pay attention the wide benefits coming from the commons sector of the economy.
Photo by Bellingham Rolling Rebellion Advocates for Net Neutrality under a Creative Commons license
(Photo by Backbone Campaign under a Creative Commons license)
Novelist and libertarian guru Ayn Rand considered altruism a form of "self-destruction." (Photo illustration by Playing Futures under a Creative Commons license.)