Toolbox for Interdependence

Nine Core Commons Principles

The importance of belonging, participating, creating, restoring, redefining

Handy Tools for Achieving Commons Based Solutions

10 Questions for working together
Articles on Interdependence
March 26, 2013

Fighting Climate Change by Divesting from Fossil Fuel Companies

350.org's Fossil Free campaign can help us re-establish our connection to community and the commons
November 29, 2012

Reclaiming the Great Lakes as a Commons

A new approach to protecting water for everyone--including future generations
May 16, 2012

Our Home on Earth

Winona LaDuke outlines lessons from indigenous cultures for restoring balance
Annie Leonard
May 4, 2012

An Introduction to Animating the Commons

Who are commons animateurs--and how do they exercise leadership for social change?
Water Dances
May 3, 2012

Equity and the Commons

Under what conditions will commons solutions advance racial, social, and economic equity?
January 18, 2012

Caring for Those Who Care

Parents, teachers, nurses, volunteers, day care providers, social workers are the backbone of our social commons
December 12, 2011

At Last, A New Story for the Future

Bill McKibben's introduction to OTC's book All That We Share: A Field Guide to the Commons
October 18, 2011

We Power

From Zuccotti Park to Main Street, people's yearnings spark new possibilities for a shift from me to we
March 3, 2011

What is Commoning, Anyway?

Activating the power of social cooperation to get things done-- and bring us together
Heirloom tomatoes at the farmers market
June 30, 2010

Developing a Commons-Based Approach to Security

Redefining security in terms of our relationships and shared resources