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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.”

August 26, 2004

David Bollier

August 26, 2004

Jonathan Rowe

August 26, 2004

Mark Dowie