The Tragedy of the Commons argument is that shared resources tend inevitably to be overused and ruined. But that isn’t what really happened with the historical commons in England. This video explains the Tragedy argument and some of its flaws.
The English Enclosures is a follow-up to this video.
Garett Hardin, « The Tragedy of the Commons »
Elinor Ostrom, Governing the Commons: The Evolution of Institutions for Collective Action
Ian Angus, « The Myth of the Tragedy of the Commons »
Many thanks to the Partido Pirata Argentino for providing captions in Spanish and English.
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