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Economic growth that depends upon depleting nature is not “progress,” but wanton destruction of a vital commons. Our mission is to draw attention to this theft of commonly owned wealth and promote ways to restore natural ecosystems through better commons management systems.

May 16, 2012

Our Home on Earth

Winona LaDuke outlines lessons from indigenous cultures for restoring balance
May 15, 2012

Back to the Land for the Occupy Movement

Commons at the heart of the issue in occupation of agricultural land in the Bay Area
May 10, 2012

What Exactly is Mitt Romney Saying?

His comments on Hoover Dam, Interstate highways and the Keystone XL pipeline deserve scrutiny
May 1, 2012


April 14, 2012

The Permaculture Revolution Takes Root in Cities

A crowdfunding effort to promote open source gardening
April 1, 2012

Claiming Our Commons

Creating new avenues for genuine citizenship and a revitalized civil society
March 30, 2012

More People Biking and Walking Benefits Everyone, Not Just Bikers and Walkers

Lower health care costs, stronger communities, less congestion, less transportation spending.
December 23, 2011

How to Boost Biking and Walking in Your Town

Twin Cities shows big increases in 2011. Here's why.
December 14, 2011

Water Belongs to All of Us