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David Bollier, PATTERNS OF COMMONING & Juliana Barbassa on Rio & the Olympics

David Bollier talks about the Commons and the radically new versions it’s taking — and spreading — around the world. His new book, co-edited with Silke Helfrich, is Patterns of Commoning.

Then, the Rio Olympics are happening in a Brazil plagued by corruption, conflict and a de facto coup against President Dilma Roussef. We re-air our October 2015 interview with Juliana Barbassa about her book,  Dancing With The Devil In The City of God: Rio de Janeiro on the Brink. It’s about how the preparations for the Olympic Games  revealed the cracks in the “Brazilian miracle.” Continue reading

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David Bollier, THINK LIKE A COMMONER & Michael Shuman, LOCAL DOLLARS, LOCAL SENSE

David Bollier
David Bollier
Michael Shuman
Michael Shuman

David Bollier talks about The Commons economy in his new book, THINK LIKE A COMMONER. But the Commons economy isn’t the only way to help communities — so can the market, if it’s in the form of investing in local and sustainable businesses. Michael Shuman’s new book, LOCAL DOLLARS, LOCAL SENSE, says that’s good for communities and investors.

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David Bollier on The Commons: GREEN GOVERNANCE & VIRAL SPIRAL

David Bollier
David Bollier

Journalist and activist David Bollier talks about his most recent book, co-written with legal scholar Burns Weston, GREEN GOVERNANCE: Ecological Survival, Human Rights, and the Law of the Commons. Then we re-air our 2010 interview with him about the digital commons, VIRAL SPIRAL.

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Paolo Bacigalupi & Harold Bloom

Paolo Bacigalupi
Harold Bloom

Sci Fi author Paolo Bacigalupi talks about his latest novel for young adults, SHIPBREAKER. And in honor of Poetry Month, we talk to literary critic Harold Bloom about his wonderful collection of (and commentaries on) last poems, TILL I END MY SONG. Continue reading

Web Extras

Web Extra: David Bollier on Brand Name Bullies

[amazon-product align=”right”]0471679275[/amazon-product]David Bollier spoke with Francesca Rheannon and co-host Daisy Mathias in 2005 about his book BRAND NAME BULLIES: The Quest To Own And Control Culture.

Bollier talks about how copyright law is out of control, how it got that way, and what that means.

And listen to Francesca interview David Bollier about his latest book, VIRAL SPIRAL. It’s about how the Internet is building a new digital republic.

Brand Name Bullies web site.

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The Digital Commons

Cory Doctorow
Cory Doctorow
David Bollier
David Bollier

Host Francesca Rheannon talks with David Bollier about his latest book, VIRAL SPIRAL. It’s about how the Internet is building a new digital republic. And Cory Doctorow tells us about his science fiction novel, MAKERS. It imagines the birth pangs of a new remix culture. Continue reading