List of links to weblogs on the commons
Here is a an incomplete and growing list of weblogs relating to the commons. If you know of more such weblogs about the commons please let us know. Just send us an email with the relevant link (and preferably, your annotation), and we'll add it to this list.
On the Commons (formerly Tomales Bay Institute) is a network of citizens and organizations exploring new ways to achieve social justice, environmental harmony and democratic participation at all levels of society.
The work of On the Commons takes many formsâ€”from introducing innovative public policies and economic initiatives to supporting grassroots local action. They focus on a wide range of issues, which reach deep into the realms of ecology, economics, technology, politics, education, the arts and day-to-day life in diverse communities.
The weblog of a growing group of individuals (including James Quilligan), organizations and other non-proprietary stakeholders who believe that shared resources should be held in trust for the commonwealth of the planet. They believe that a Global Commons Trust is needed so that the worldâ€™s commons are recognized and protected through a binding international trust for the benefit of humanity and all beings.
An active and many-sided weblog that approaches the commons through the Peer-to-Peer 'lens'. Michel Bauwens is the chief architect behind this very useful and informative weblog.
From David Bollier's own comments about his weblog: "It is the primary showcase for my latest discoveries, adventures and reflections about the commons as I step off in some new directions."
A wide range of topics about the commons covered in this weblog edited by Massimo De Angelis
Another very active weblog (in German) about the commons - edited by Silke Helfrich
The Global Innovation Commons (G.I.C.) provides a world-wide repository of all innovations which, while possibly protected in one or more countries, have the ability to be used in the rest of the world due to patent expiration, abandonment, invalidity, or failure to file in-country protection. The G.I.C. enables the immediate â€œopen sourceâ€ generic production of most technologies â€“ even those considered most cutting edge â€“ in markets where patent holders failed to seek or gain protection.
An online magazine and community about sharing - with good postings related to the commons.
Kosmos is the leading international Journal for planetary citizens committed to the birth and emergence of a new planetary culture and civilization. We are the pioneers of a global age when new human capacities are arising and old institutions are becoming obsolete. We embrace a comprehensive, integral approach to change.
A weblog describing Robin Temple's learning journey as he discovers many of the hidden implications and consequences of choosing to be a commoner.