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Economy and Markets

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.

August 16, 2012

For Good Customer Service Go to Government, Not Corporations

Have you tried to get through to your insurance company or bank recently?
August 3, 2012

Equity is Essential

8 ideas about how to advance equity in commons work
July 25, 2012

Noam Chomsky: The Continuing Destruction of Our Commons

By the end of the century, the Magna Carta-- and democracy itself-- might be in shreds
June 4, 2012

Business Can't Win the Privatization Game Without a Handicap

Private sector depends on public subsidies to compete with public sector
May 1, 2012

Economy and Markets

April 17, 2012

Let's Really Talk About Taxes

Tax reform is the way to stop economic losses for the bottom 90 percent
February 23, 2012

Making New Worlds Possible

A report from the Occupy Wall Street forum on the commons
February 23, 2012

Fair is Fair

For the sake of our communities, it's time to tax e-commerce
February 16, 2012

Economic Security Beyond Jobs

Let's pay dividends to everyone from our common wealth
February 8, 2012

Another Europe is Possible

A Forum in Rome responds to austerity measures by forging a commons vision