here is reading that will be a good follow up to The Garden and our discussion, it will also be good to have this in mind for Friday's visit to Participation Park so please try and have read this by tomorrow AM
wiki articles on the history on the "commons" and "enclosure"
please be sure to read this article by Vandana Shiva
The below article is an edited extract from a longer version which appeared in The Enclosure and Recovery of the Commons published by The Research Foundation for Science, Technology and Ecology, India. Vandana Shiva is a scientist and activist. She is also a contributing editor for Third World Resurgence. (TWR 84 - August 1997)