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Space War Or Space Peace
by Mike Moore
Will the Bush administration put weapons in space? We hope not.
The Hidden Commons The Hidden Commons
by Jonathan Rowe
What is the commons, and how is it valued?
Resource Guide for the Commons Resource Guide for the Commons
Organizations, books, websites
Dream of a Ridiculous Man
by Charles W., Joan C. Pratt
A story of Patrick Lydon and the Camphill Communities.
Where There's a Way Where There's a Way
by Michael M'Gonigle
Where there's a way, by Michael M'Gonigle. Global Trade Agreements are just the latest way local communities are losing control over the surrounding forests and the watersheds. If there was a way to reclaim the commons, might there also be a political will?
What's Your Share
by Jim Merkel
Jim Merkel, What's your share? by Jim Merkel. A tool to measure our ecological footprints.
Just So Much And No More
by Donella Meadows
Just So Much and No More, by Donella Meadows. We don't get to choose which laws, those of the economy or those of the Earth, will ultimately prevail. We can choose which ones we will personally live under — and whether to make our economic laws consistent with planetary ones, or to find out what happens if we don't.
Great Commons of the World
by Kari McGinnis
Great commons of the World, by Kari McGinnis. Commons are places where people gather and community blossoms. Examines the qualities that make a good commons and describes some of the best in the world.
A Tribute to Donella Meadows
by Fran Korten
A Tribute to Donella Meadows, by Fran Korten. Donnella Meadows is remembered as a woman dedicated to helping us learn to live within the limits to growth.
What To Do When Corporations Rule the World
by David Korten
What to do when Corporations Rule the World, an interview with David Korten by Sarah van Gelder. Authors converse about threats to democracy and the environment posed by corporate globalization.
Second Chance For Black Farmers
by Carol Estes
A recent class-action suit by black farmers against the USDA fails to stem the loss of land by African American farmers.
Discussion Guide: Reclaiming the Commons Discussion Guide: Reclaiming the Commons
This guide is designed to provide a starting point for your discussion of some of the issues explored in the Summer 2001 issue of YES! magazine.
The Cornucopia of the Commons
by David Bollier
The Cornucopia of the Commons, by David Bollier. Community gardens, free software, self-help groups, and other examples of how the gift economy fosters community and social cohesion as well as economic innovation.
Sky Trust Sky Trust
by Peter Barnes
Sky Trust, by Peter Barnes. Carbon permits could reduce carbon emissions while returning benefits to individuals and rewarding conservation.
Thirst For Justice
by Maude Barlow
Thirst for Justice, by Maude Barlow. Privatization of Bolivia's water supply fails in the face of protest, and a local coallition takes on water distribution.
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