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Best Governor In The Nation?

Minnesota DFL Governor Mark Dayton has been providing great leadership for his state and his latest comments: “The land may be yours. But the water belongs to all of us, and to all who will follow all of us.’’ caused us to ask if he may be the country’s best current governor. Read more and see if you don’t agree. Continue reading

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Can We Realize We’re All In This Together?

Some of us grew up with the concept of “public” as part of our vocabulary. Public roads, public education, public library, public parks. Things we shared as a community and a society. We’ve lost that notion over the years. Today, “the commons” is what we reference. Whatever we call it, can we now begin to turn the conversation back to “we” instead of just “me?” Continue reading

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The Commons: It Works for All of Us

While interviewing the visionary writer, speaker, storyteller, (and all around nice guy) Jay Walljasper, a fellow of and an editor at OntheCommons.org last week for our Wisdom Voices Spotlight, I thought of one of my favorite sayings: “We are all … Continue reading

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On The Commons: It’s About ‘We’ Not Just ‘Me’

On the Commons, an organization dedicated to promoting and trumpeting all that we share, is featured in Wisdom Voices Spotlight. Learn more about this incredible organization reminding us that not everything in life is measured by a price tag or its market value. Continue reading

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