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International

Most elements of the commons are global, transcending the sovereignty of any nation. There is a pressing need for international agreements on managing common resources such as air, water, the internet, airwaves and other essential parts of our lives. Examples of tags: global commons, trade, economic development.

November 27, 2010

The Great Lakes Are Declared a Commons

A diverse group of activists from both sides of the border declares the lakes a common endowment
October 9, 2010

Imagining a New Politics of the Commons

David Bollier on a fresh way of thinking about life beyond the market
September 22, 2010

Potato Commons & the Power of Standing Up

Report from a groundbreaking international conference in Berlin
September 22, 2010

Taming Global Capital

A network of market experts declares the global financial system a commons that should be governed accordingly.
September 15, 2010

Streets of Barcelona

The exuberant public life of a great city
September 13, 2010

Looking South for Environmental Progress

Kenya's new constitution is more proof that we can learn from the developing world
September 10, 2010

Bicycling as a Way of Life

On a fact-finding mission to the Netherlands, a delegation of California public officials marvel at the promise of bicycles for 21st Century transportation
August 31, 2010

"The Great Transition"

A visionary, intelligent report envisions how to reverse Karl Polanyi's "Great Transformation."
August 31, 2010

"The Great Transition"

A visionary, intelligent report envisions how to reverse Karl Polanyi's "Great Transformation."
August 25, 2010

The Privatization of Yoga

Will India succeed in keeping yoga in the public domain?