Misinformation, disinformation and distraction in media
Educational | Video

Misinformation, disinformation and distraction in media

How do we make decisions? Are they based on critical thought being applied to information we receive from the media sources we have chosen? Or do we take the shortcut of joining a team for group decision making? A Commons by definition is self governing with minimal involvement of the state or the market. Finding…

Indigenous communities: DIY Internet
Educational | Internet Commons

Indigenous communities: DIY Internet

The infrastructure of the Internet should not be owned by a few companies.

For thousands of years, Commoning principles have enabled communities to share water from a stream. As we are now streaming educational services to children via the Internet, shouldn’t we learn how to better share that stream? There are many examples like the article linked below, where Indigenous communities simply took control . . .

Public Knowledge 20th anniversary video
Educational | Video

Public Knowledge 20th anniversary video

Defending the virtual Commons: This nonprofit has been fighting legal policy battles in the public interest for 20 years. This video will introduce you to the founders. Public Knowledge promotes freedom of expression, an open internet, and access to affordable communications tools and creative works. To kick off our 20th year, join the founders of…