Commons Network is a civil society organisation that works with activists, thinkers, pioneers and policy makers to tell stories, build networks and propose policies to support commoners and defend the commons throughout Europe.

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We believe the world urgently needs a new narrative and that the commons represents a socially and economically sustainable paradigm for this. We believe communities, cities and regions, rather than nation-states, are the backbone of the new translocal consciousness.

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Sophie Bloemen is based in Berlin and writes, speaks, and organises on the sharing of knowledge, the commons and new narratives for Europe.

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Sophie Bloemen Director

David Hammerstein is a consumer advocate and former Member of the European Parliament for Los Verdes, part of the European Greens.

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David Hammerstein Director

Thomas works as Commons Network’s Urban Policies and European Campaigns Lead.

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Thomas de Groot Urban Policies and Campaigns Lead

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Our Commons: Political Ideas for a New Europe

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