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Equity is Essential

8 ideas about how to advance equity in commons work

10 Water Commons Principles

A co-creative approach for protecting the planet's future
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Water Dances
May 3, 2012

Equity and the Commons

Under what conditions will commons solutions advance racial, social, and economic equity?
April 3, 2012

Debating the Future of Our World's Water

World Water Forum in Marseille sets the stage for important talks at Rio environment conference
April 1, 2012

Claiming Our Commons

Creating new avenues for genuine citizenship and a revitalized civil society
March 7, 2012

Why I Call Myself a Commoner

A Day in the Life of Harriet Barlow
February 16, 2012

Economic Security Beyond Jobs

Let's pay dividends to everyone from our common wealth
January 19, 2012

Challenging the Republican's Five Myths on Inequality

The Republican position on inequality rests on five statements, all false.
January 18, 2012

Caring for Those Who Care

Parents, teachers, nurses, volunteers, day care providers, social workers are the backbone of our social commons
December 14, 2011

Water Belongs to All of Us

The Detroit People’s Water Board isn’t waiting for someone else to solve Detroit’s water problems
December 13, 2011

Occupy Economics Departments

Conventional economists have a lot to answer for but will they listen?
December 12, 2011

At Last, A New Story for the Future

Bill McKibben's introduction to OTC's book All That We Share: A Field Guide to the Commons
October 18, 2011

We Power

From Zuccotti Park to Main Street, people's yearnings spark new possibilities for a shift from me to we
July 27, 2011

The Commons Offers Hope for Healing America's Racial & Class Divide

Whites are now 20 times wealthier than African-Americans on average
June 30, 2011

Commons-Based Community Investment Strategies

Designing a framework for investing in local food systems
June 10, 2011

Three Tenets of the Commons

A new video with Jay Walljasper, author of All That We Share: A Field Guide to the Commons
March 3, 2011

What is Commoning, Anyway?

Activating the power of social cooperation to get things done-- and bring us together