Friday, October 10, 2008

 

WHAT OTHERS ARE BLOGGING

More definitive evidence that property rights improve fishing yields and sustainability I've been enjoying this new research from environmental economist Chris Costello and his two co-authors, Steven Gaines and John Lynham: "Can Catch Shares Prevent Fisheries Collapse?" [...] read the full post at the Knowledge Problem.

Farmers Win Land Back From Tata Nano Factory Site You may have read how the future of construction on Indian car-maker Tata’s factory which would manufacture the Rs100,000 ($2,243) Nano had been suspended due to ongoing protests that land for the factory had been taken from local residents by the government of West Bengal without adequate compensation. [...] read the full post at treehugger.

Video Game Pits Commoners vs. Enclosure The commons has surely come of age now that there is a video game to illustrate the political dynamics of enclosure! A hearty commoners’ salute to Molleindustria, an Italian team of artists, designers and programmers who create “radical games against the dictatorship of entertainment.” Their latest creation is the flash-animation Free Culture Game: A Playable Theory. [...] read the full post at On The Commons.



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