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Compassion Is Our New Currency

Excerpt from Compassion Is Our New Currency by Rebecca Solnit I was myself so caught up in the Occupy movement that I stopped paying my usual attention to the war over the climate — until I was brought up short by the catastrophic failure of the climate negotiations in Durban, South Africa. There, earlier this month, the most powerful [...]

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Sage Advice for Occupy? from Nobel winner Elinor Ostrom

Dr. Elinor Ostrom, 2009 Nobel Prize Winner in Economics for her 30+ years of research and study of commons* management, is joined by many other commons supporters in saying that the “tragedy of the commons” is that of the unmanaged or unsuccessfully managed commons.  What we have now is an entire paradigm managed for the [...]

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