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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.

January 29, 2012

Biggest Secret in the World Economy

Cooperatives employ more people than multinational companies
January 19, 2012

Challenging the Republican's Five Myths on Inequality

The Republican position on inequality rests on five statements, all false.
December 22, 2011

Occupy Giving

Why do the 1% give less than the rest of us?
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 13, 2011

Occupy Economics Departments

Conventional economists have a lot to answer for but will they listen?
November 30, 2011

Beloved Commons That Are Not Actually Commons

Support your favorite local, independent shops
November 19, 2011

From Occupy Wall Street to Occupy Your Street

It's time for Occupy actions to branch out into the neighborhoods
November 19, 2011

The Occupy Movement is Too Big to Be Shut Down

"The start of a new era in America", according to Jeffrey Sachs
November 8, 2011

Occupy the Commons

How the values of collaboration and sharing fuel the impact of Occupy protests