Very good identification of the commons. Now, let’s see how globalization is affecting it. When we talk about globalization we are talking about international trade, access to faraway resources, competition, and exchange of goods and services of all kinds. The visions that come to mind are large countries accessing the resources of smaller countries, while these smaller countries gain access to the rich markets in those large countries. Now think of the American “commons” you described above and let’s discuss how globalization is affecting our commons. How do you see it affecting it?