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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.

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
October 31, 2011

How One Percent Grabbed So Much of Our Wealth

The economic benefits of knowledge-- which belong to us all-- flow to the rich
October 21, 2011

The Tea Party vs. Occupy Wall Street

Finally, a truly populist uprising
October 19, 2011

Occupy Main Street

Frustration about Wall Street greed boils over in Middle America
October 6, 2011

It's Labor vs. Capital, Stupid

Now that we're in the streets, what are we asking for?
October 3, 2011

Live From Wall Street

A dispatch from Zuccotti Park
October 3, 2011

Commons Arises on the Campaign Trail

Elizabeth Warren eloquently evokes what we share in Massachusetts Senate race