A commons is a politics of belonging

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A claim from George Monbiot as quoted in Free, Fair and Alive.

A commons is a politics of belonging.

Columnist George Monbiot has summed up the virtues of the commons nicely: “A commons … gives community life a clear focus. It depends on democracy in its truest form. It destroys inequality. It provides an incentive to protect the living world. It creates, in sum, a politics of belonging.”

Free, Fair and Alive

1. Epistemic status

Type
claim
Gut feeling
7
Confidence
4

I don't fully know what a politics of belonging is. But I can see how commons fosters belonging.

2. Elsewhere

2.1. In my garden

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2.3. Mentions

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