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Politics and Government

Just as government is needed to help markets function efficiently and fairly, government is also necessary to facilitate a thriving commons – through regulatory oversight, access mandates, taxes and due process. Yet a key point of the commons movement is that government is not the sole means for fulfilling the aspirations of “we the people.”

February 21, 2008

Robert Frank

February 21, 2008

David R. Johnson

February 21, 2008

Lawrence Lessig

February 21, 2008

Peter Levine

February 21, 2008

Gary Ruskin

February 18, 2008

Andrew Jay Schwartzman

February 18, 2008

Gigi Sohn

November 3, 2007

A New Social Contract?

October 2, 2007

Marcellus Andrews

September 25, 2007

Commonizing Tax Incentives

A tax system filled with "tax breaks" to encourage various worthwhile efforts is inherently biased in favor of the wealthy.