Articles by Natalie Osborne

Natalie Osborne is a Lecturer in the School of Environment and Science at Griffith University, teaching and researching in urban and environmental planning and critical geography. Her work focuses on social, spatial, and environmental justice in cities and radical spatial politics. She has a particular interest in collective, community-based, and action research, and collaborates with grassroots and activist organisations who are working toward the Just City. You can contact her at or follow her on Twitter @DrNatOsborne

The City And The Commons

Responding to Tim Hollo’s article Towards Ecological Democracy, Natalie Osborne explores the implications of these ideas for cities, arguing that urban commoning demands what will be, for many of us, a radical reimagining of land, boundaries, and notions of property and ownership that directly challenge capitalist modes of relations.

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