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Commons Strategy Group activist and research driven collaboration to foster the growth of the commons and commoning projects around the world
Commons Transition commoning stories, articles, videos
Commons Transition Library interesting collection of reports on the development of the commons
Commons Transition Primer Q&A articles on the value of P2P/commons
Cosmolocalism advancing our understanding of how to create a sustainable economy through the commons
Credit Commons commoning money
David Bollier news and perspectives on the commons; bibliography
David Bollier reinventing law for the commons
David Bollier & Pat Conaty the promise of co-ops connecting with the commons
FLOK Society Project ‘FLOK’s reason-to-be is to create a legal, economic and social framework for an entire country (Ecuador) that is consistent with principles that are the basic foundations of the Internet: peer-to-peer collaboration and shared knowledge.’
Frishmann, Marciano & Ramello revisiting the Tragedy of the Commons after 50 years
IASC International Association for the study of the Commons
Journal of Peer Production open access academic journal
the Land Magazine a short history of enclosure in Britain
Nathan Schneider an internet of ownership: democratic design for the online economy
the Next System Project David Bollier: commoning as a transformative social paradigm
On the Commons ‘commons movement strategy center founded in 2001’ – plus interesting articles
Pat Conaty & David Bollier a new alignment of movements?
P2P Foundation ‘researching, cataloging and advocating for the potential of P2P and Commons-based approaches to societal and consciousness change’
P2PF Wiki what you should read to understand the commons
P2PF Wiki commons-based peer production (but search for anything!)
Produce Cosmo-locally (fedwiki) “If it’s light, share it globally — if it’s heavy, produce it locally.”
Transnational Institute commons transition and P2P: a primer

Open design & manufacturing sites

Farm Hack open source agricultural equipment
Open Building Institute open source house-building toolkit
Open Design Now why design cannot remain exclusive
Open Desk open design furniture
Open Source Ecology open source blueprints for agricultural equipment
Wikihouse open design house
Wikispeed open source car

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