David Bollier: The Plot to Privatize Common KnowledgeMarch 2015
How patents, copyrights, and trademarks have been grossly distorted—even Barbie is tied up in court.
Lewis Hyde: Creative Tension Between the Individual and the GroupJanuary 2013
The essayist and critic interviewed on the cultural dynamics of the commons.
Rick Prelinger: What Can Artists Do to Create Social Change?December 2012
A conversation with the filmmaker and public-domain advocate about the limits of short-term action.