Shareable: The Future of the Creative Commons

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Report Maps the Future of the Creative Commons
A new report details future plans and the big picture vision of the Creative Commons organization.
Why Cities Should Use Public Banks
Cities have fallen victim to the bank-induced economic downturn. Here’s why they should have their own banks.
How to Start a Childcare Cooperative
A free webinar offers tips on starting a childcare cooperative in your community.
Why Barcelona’s Markets Are Super Places
Public markets, like the ones in Barcelona, often go unappreciated as community hubs.
Transforming Urban Homesteads in a Single Day
Much like an old fashioned barn raising, a Permablitz relies on the community to transform a yard into a food-growing wonderland.
Upcoming Events
Here are just a few upcoming events. Check out more on the Events Calendar. Have an event to announce? Please send it in!

June 25, 6:30 pm
Collaborative Consumption Sydney Meetup: Learn about Clothing Swaps, Take part in Book Swap, and Networking
Sydney, Australia

June 29, 1:00 pm
Senior Cohousing Forum
Berkeley, California, USA

June 29, 1:00 pm
San Francisco, California, USA

June, 29, 4:30 – 7:30 pm
Edgar Cahn on the Power of Timebanks
Kent, Ohio, USA

July 5-6
Open Design/Shared Creativity International Conference
Barcelona, Spain

July 19-21
reRoute: Building Youth and Student Power for a New Economy
New York City, New York, USA

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Share or Die
In our book, Share or Die, young people tell the story of a new lifestyle based on sharing, not shopping.
There’s a new culture and economy emerging where sharing and contributing to the common good are the priorities. At Shareable, we believe this shift is needed to help us overcome the grave social and environmental crises we face today, and perhaps thrive as never before. We hope you’ll join the conversation on Shareable, by commenting on articles or submitting your own articles to



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