What are ‘the commons’ in the 21st century? Interview with Pat Conaty

Article of lowimpact.org

février 2019

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What are commons rights?

Three things:

1. The common pool resource – whatever that is: fish, meadows, rivers etc.

2. Stakeholders that have an interest in preserving the commons. This could be local farmers, fishermen, or any local citizens.

3. A set of agreed rules that people have to abide by to protect the commons against what David Bollier called vandals, shirkers and other wreckers.

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