The theft of the Commons: An 800 year battle

2015 is the year of the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta. That great document represents the struggle of the people and the commoners against the oppressive rule of those in power over them. For 800 years and surely more, the people have been fighting to assert their right to determine their lives and play a part in public policy. In honor of the signing of that great occasion, enjoy this discussion about the rights of the commons and the phenomenon of revolution with author Peter Linebaugh. – See more at:

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