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25.11.2017
The City Taking the Commons to Heart

Ghent is the first city in the world to enjoy a commons expert to enshrine cooperation and communal ownership into its very structures.

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10.11.2017
Fighting for Survival: The Cities Campaigning for Sustainability

We spoke to the Secretary-General of ICLEI, a global network of cities and local actors working together against threats such as climate change.

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06.11.2017
Urban Hopes: Will Cities Save the World?

Cities contain most of the world’s population and innovation. But are we in danger of over-stating the power of cities to cure all our contemporary ills?

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12.10.2017
Prosperity without Growth: Economics in the Service of a Good Life for All

A review of the new edition – revised and expanded – of one of political ecology’s recent classics by Tim Jackson.

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09.06.2017
The Privatisation of the Green Investment Bank: Short-Term Gains for Long-Term Losses

The Green Investment Bank was the first of its kind in the UK – what is it & what is the significance of its sell off?

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28.02.2017
“Our World Can be Different if We Are Not Indifferent”

Inspiration from beyond Europe, from Rajagopal, renowned Indian activist who is planning a protest walk from Delhi to Geneva.

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28.11.2016
Rethinking the City through the Commons

Green Mayor of Grenoble Eric Piolle on involving citizens in how their city is governed.

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28.11.2016
The Time Is Now! Commons From Past to Present: An Interview with Tine De Moor

Tine De Moor takes us through the historical context of the commons.

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28.11.2016
The Commons: A Quiet Revolution

Editorial: A striking brand of political momentum is building, driven by the resurgence of citizen-led initiatives around the commons…

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09.11.2016
The City as a Commons

LabGov, the Laboratory for the governance of the commons in Italy, aims to foster innovative forms of public collaboration in the city of Bologna and beyond.

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