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Stad in de Maak – from crisis to a shared ownership model

By on December 13, 2017

Stad in de Maak is an association set up to take on the redevelopment of vacant properties in Central Rotterdam, together with the local community. The association renovated six buildings, investing upfront the amount of loss the buildings were projected to generate for their owner, a housing corporation, in the coming 10 years. Stad in de... Continue reading

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Show your solidarity for the Omni Commons!

By on December 11, 2017

A call for support from Oakland’s exciting Omni Commons project. The following text was written by Julian Francis Park. Click here to contribute. Julian Francis Park: Dear friends of the Omni Commons. We’re coming up on the first anniversary of collectively owning the historic building we inhabit thanks to your ongoing participation in the Omni.... Continue reading

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Team Human: Neal Gorenflo on Sharing Cities

By on December 10, 2017

Playing for Team Human today is Neal Gorenflo from Shareable.net. Neal joins Douglas to spread the word about Shareable’s latest resource, Sharing Cities: Activating the Urban Commons. Sharing Cities is an inspiring collection of 137 case studies and policies across a wide spectrum of issues that show how empowered communities are building citizen-run, democratic solutions... Continue reading

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“Sharing Cities” Book Shows Variety of Urban Commoning

By on December 8, 2017

So what might the commons actually achieve for you if you live in a city?  How might you experience the joys of commoning? Check out Sharing Cities: Activating the Urban Commons, a fantastic new book that describes more than 100 case studies and model policies for urban commoning. Researched and published by Shareable, the book... Continue reading

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To Save Net Neutrality, We Must Build Our Own Internet

By on December 7, 2017

When it comes to the internet, our connections are generally controlled by telecom companies. But a group of people in Detroit is trying to change that. Motherboard met with the members of the Equitable Internet Initiative (EII), a group that is building their own wireless networks from the ground up in order to provide affordable... Continue reading

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