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All That We Share: A Field Guide to the Commons
Walljasper, Jay
All That We Share: A Field Guide to the Commons is a wake-up call that will inspire you to see the world in a new way. As soon as you realize that some things belong to everyone—water, for instance, o...
The Boy Who Could Change the World
Remembering the brief life of Aaron Swartz: programmer, activist, entrepreneur, community builder.
Community Shared Agriculture / Community-supported agriculture: Connexipedia Article
A community of individuals who pledge support to a farm operation where the growers and consumers share the risks and benefits of food production. CSAs usually consist of a system of weekly delivery o...
Greece's solidarity movement: 'it's a whole new model - and it's working'
Henley, Jon
Citizen-run health clinics, food centres, kitchens and legal aid hubs have sprung up to fill the gaps left by austerity – and now look set to play a bigger role under a Syriza government.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - December 18, 2014: The Commons
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Khan, Tahmid (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
From its beginnings, one of capitalism's prime imperatives has been an all-out and never-ceasing assault on the Commons in all its manifestations. Common land, common water, public ownership -- anythi...
Sharing as our common cause
A call for sharing underpins many existing initiatives for social justice, environmental stewardship, true democracy and global peace. On this basis, STWR argues that sharing should be more widely pro...
12 Reasons You'll Be Hearing More About The Commons In 2012
Walljasper, Jay
"We Power" stands at the convergence of economic and cultural trends.
Why Sharing is a Common Cause that Unites Us All: The Common Cause
Parsons, Adam
The demand for sharing wealth, power and resources is at the heart of visions for a better world. In fact, the principle of sharing is often central to efforts for progressive change in almost every f...
Why The Language of the Commons Matters
Bollier, David
Our very language for identifying problems and imagining solutions has been compromised. We may have many unattractive human traits fueled by individual fears and ego, but we are also creatures entire...

Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites

Since 1972, Communities has been the primary resource for information, issues, and ideas about intentional communities in North America - from urban co-ops to cohousing groups to ecovillages to rural ...