Joni Mitchell: they’ve paved paradise

„Big yellow taxi“ heißt der song, in dem Joni Mitchel Anfang der 70er über das Verschwinden der städtischen Gemeingüter singt. Und keiner merkt’s. Bzw. wir merken es erst, wenn sie weg sind: So they have paved paradise And put up a parking lot With a pink hotel A boutique And a swimming night spot. Don´t […]

Vandana Shiva über Commons

„Patents of life are the ultimate enclosure of the commons. They are enclosing the past, the present and the future. They are the enclosure of the foodchain. … turning food into an ultimate commodity. To deal with that enclosure of the commons has been my life struggle, since the commons are the present form of […]