[via OnTheCommons, deutsche Übersetzung unten]
The vocabulary of the commons is expanding as people increasingly realize the practical value of this concept. No longer simply a noun, the commons now is talked about as a verb and adjective.
Commons: What we share. Creations of both nature and society that belong to all of us equally, and should be maintained for future generations.
Commons-based society: A society whose economy, political culture and community life revolve around promoting a diverse variety of commons.
Commons-based solutions: Distinctive innovations and policies that remedy problems by helping people manage resources cooperatively and sustainably.
Commoners: In modern use, the people who use a particular commons; especially those dedicated to reclaiming and restoring the commons.
Commoning: A verb to describe the social practices used by commoners in the course of managing shared resources and reclaiming the commons. Popularized by historian Peter Linebaugh.