The Commons

 26th October 2022 at 11:52pm
Word Count: 84

According to David Bollier, the commons is:

  • All the things we collectively own and have an obligation to pass onto future generations undiminished.
  • Things we must protect and share: air, water, etc.
  • Moral, personal connection
  • The commons occurs whenever a community gets together and says that they want to manage a resource for the benefit of themselves/community roughly equitably and sustainably.
  • The commons adapts to local conditions
  • it always has common principles:
    • inclusiveness
    • make your own rules
    • punishments
  • production, consumption, governance are linked.


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