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The Commons is a documentary film about communities all over the world re-asserting sustainable, responsible futures using ancient Commons principles. The Commons are the shared resources of the world, owned by all, not just a few. The Commons are an ancient-new open-source code around the sharing of resources.

Five years in the making, we listened as 49 communities in the Americas, Europe and south Asia told us what has made their Commons work over the centuries. In the face of commodification and privatization, when everything seems to have a dollar value, Commoners are now saying, we’re taking a new path forward…

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It Belongs to Everyone

By on March 12, 2016

We share so very much…but who does it really belong to?
 
The many efforts of groups around the world are converging for justice, peace, the end of poverty, the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals, and the restoration of a healthy planet.

ECA Madrid: Introducing the Commoners

By on October 23, 2017

On the eve of the European Commons Assembly held in Madrid this week, we asked the participants to introduce themselves and their projects. Click on the titles below to jump to the different sections and join us at the assembly, if possible. Demetra Commons Josaphat Ministry of Space Groupe Chronos MediaLab-UGR Tenants Union Madrid Don’t... Continue reading

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Should we fight the system or be the change?

By on October 22, 2017

Short-term campaigns versus building the beloved community: what are the real costs and benefits of pre-figurative politics? Mark and Paul Engler explore the tensions – and joys – of prefigurative politics. Originally published in Waging Nonviolence. Mark Engler and Paul Engler: It is an old question in social movements: Should we fight the system or “be... Continue reading

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Should we fight the system or be the change?

By on October 22, 2017

Short-term campaigns versus building the beloved community: what are the real costs and benefits of pre-figurative politics? Mark and Paul Engler explore the tensions – and joys – of prefigurative politics. Originally published in Waging Nonviolence. Mark Engler and Paul Engler: It is an old question in social movements: Should we fight the system or “be... Continue reading

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