The Demand for the Common Good
by Jonathan RoweJul 07, 2004
- What happens when economic growth produces more “illth” than wealth? What happens when it gobbles up the foundation of the good life—the commons?
The Lake And the 'hood
by Jane Braxton LittleDec 31, 2003
- Mono Lake activists fought a 16-year David-versus-Goliath battle against the city's Department of Water and Power (DWP) to stop water diversions to Los Angeles. Yet the rural community and the city have emerged from the fray as watershed partners.
A Watershed Runs Through You
by Freeman HouseDec 31, 2003
- The struggle to bring back endangered salmon draws one community into a new commitment to the well-being of its watershed
Book Review - Silent Theft: The Private Plunder of Our Common Wealth by David Bollier
by Jonathan RoweDec 31, 2002
The Creative Commons
by Molly Van HouwelingSep 30, 2002
- Public Domain for creative works by Molly Van Houweling
The Hidden Commons
by Jonathan RoweJun 30, 2001
- What is the commons, and how is it valued?
Resource Guide for the Commons
Jun 30, 2001
- Organizations, books, websites
Where There's a Way
by Michael M'GonigleJun 30, 2001
- 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?
Great Commons of the World
by Kari McGinnisJun 30, 2001
- 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.
Discussion Guide: Reclaiming the Commons
Jun 30, 2001
- 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 BollierJun 30, 2001
- 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.
by Peter BarnesJun 30, 2001
- Sky Trust, by Peter Barnes. Carbon permits could reduce carbon emissions while returning benefits to individuals and rewarding conservation.
The Sound And the Furious
by Corinne AsturiasJun 30, 2001
- The Sound and the Furious, by Corinne Asturias. How silence is good for commons and noise pollution invades every refuge.
Dreams: The Making of Cities
by Peter NewmanJun 30, 1999
- "A city should be a place of exuberance and exaltation of the human spirit, a place for celebration and public 'happenings', for rich and easy encounter, for relaxation and enjoyment." E.R.Wickham