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04.01.2017
Collaboration is just a strategy – Overcoming the limits of the Commons

Although the commons are no silver bullet solution to society’s ills, combined with the common good and other alternative models they can form the basis of a fairer and more sustainable economic order.

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28.11.2016
Cosmic Bonanza – Mining in Outer Space

As some of Earth’s resources risk being depleted, could outer space become a source of raw materials in the future?

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28.11.2016
Nassonia Forest: Into the Common Wild

The Nassonia project in Belgium could be a leading light in common ownership and governance – with a few changes.

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28.11.2016
Sowing the Seeds of Resistance

Benjamin Joyeux interviews Indian activist Vandana Shiva about biodiversity, seed patents, and the commons.

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28.11.2016
Cry Me a River: Poland’s Threatened Waterways

The Polish government’s plans for Poland’s rivers would be disastrous – instead, control should be handed to communities.

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28.11.2016
Taking Back Ownership – Transforming Capital into Commons

What are the different ways resources can be managed and what different outcomes does it lead to?

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28.11.2016
How the Commons can Revitalise Europe

How can the EU support the establishment of commons, which could in turn sustain the European project?

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28.11.2016
Digital Commons: Our Shared Right to Knowledge and Culture

MEP & digital commons expert Julia Reda addresses the pertinent question of who owns what is online.

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28.11.2016
Urban Commons’ Critique of Ownership Institutions: An Insurrection on the Way?

Social geographer Daniela Festa explores the commons within the context of neoliberal expansion in Italy.

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