The Tragedy of "The Tragedy of the Commons"

Pod Paper Scissors

Apr 25 2020 • 19 mins


Do you remember the idea of the "tragedy of the commons" from school? You probably heard it in the context of people taking too many resources for themselves or polluting a shared space. But originally, scholars who used this term had a totally different agenda in mind. This episode is produced by Liz Landau and Ben Klemens.