The commons is constantly threatened by the market and by politics, and that in turn, threatens the functioning of that same market and politics, affirms sociologist Pascal Gielen. This is a collection of definitions of commonism.

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Commonism as proposed by us could only come from a true re-evaluation of what cultures have in common." (Gielen&Lijster: 59)

# Features - needs to be meta-ideological - different from narrow-minded one party ideologies even so it is political-ideological in nature as it shapes society - no blood and soil narrative - no technocratic and administrative-technical steering phantasies


# See also

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# Sources

Pascal Gielen & Thijs Lijster (2015): Culture: The Substructure ofr a European Common, in Gielen (ed.) No Culture, No Europe. On the Foundation of Politics, p. 19-61.