Commons

Alternative modes of consumption and production increase in popularity as capitalism seemingly approaches its limits. Following the commons approach, people reinvent forms of collaboration and ownership. On hands-on examples emerging from rethinking established, economic concepts.

A Traditional Shareconomy

Indigenous communities in the Andes traditionally manage commons such as water. Their potential is still not exhausted.

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Possession Rather Than Ownership

Alternative economic approaches – based on commons – have emerged around the turn of the century. Are we heading towards the “ecommony”?

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Fight for Rio’s Streets

In Brazil Graffiti is a weapon of the poor and disinherited. Artists are reclaiming the streets, using their fame to build and educate their communities.

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The Third Food Revolution

Agriculture: after a huge movement of concentration and intensification, a new revolution is coming up.

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