True justice for Zhina looks like genuine change, inclusiveness and humanity

True justice for Zhina looks like genuine change, inclusiveness and humanity

Written by Hawzhin Azeez As the diverse peoples of Iran protest against their regime following the death of 22 year old Kurdish woman Zhina Mehsa Amini we need to remember an important fact: Iran is not a homogenous entity of one culture, one people, one language, one ethnicity. You protest the murder of Zhina’s womenhood […]

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September 26, 2022

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New book: “Asking questions with the Zapatistas” (free e-book)

  We present to you the new publication from TRISE, entitled Asking questions with the Zapatistas: Reflections from Greece on our Civilizational Impasse, authored by TRISE members Theodoros Karyotis, Ioanna-Maria Maravelidi, and Yavor Tarinski. Editor: Matthew Little | Cover: Apollon Petropoulos | Design: George Chelebiev Publisher: Transnational Institute of Social Ecology (TRISE) | Year: 2022 […]

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The problem with capitalist urbanism’s ‘big and tall’ doctrine

Capitalism is driving urban planning and architecture towards building ‘big and tall’, which is an approach that benefits the rich, while making city life worst for everyone else. Below are three videos that underline the inherent problems of capitalist urbanism’s doctrine. The first one deals with the general problem (and irrationality) of building ‘big and […]

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August 24, 2022

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Femicide, An Old Unhealed Wound Bleeding For Kurdish Women

Written by Hacer Özdemir. Özdemir is a feminist activist of the World March of Women in Kurdistan. Originally published by Capire. Discrimination by sexuality, skin color, ethnicity, belief and social environment are significant difficulties standing before both knowledge and the production of knowledge, as well as scientific and gender perspectives and norms of critical thinking. […]

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August 12, 2022

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Could NATO Enlargement Save Western Hegemony?

Written by Metin Guven The NATO summit held in Madrid recently (June 2022) was remarkable in many ways. As important as it was to initiate the accession process of Finland and Sweden, but perhaps more importantly, Japan, Australia, New Zealand and South Korea were invited to the summit as Indo-Pacific Partners for the first time. […]

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August 6, 2022

VIDEOS and BOOKLET from Democracy Education for Ecology and Participation – Training (DEEP-T)

We share some outputs of the week intensive course Democracy Education for Ecology and Participation – Training (DEEP-T) that took place in May 2022 in Italy. It aimed to explore in a collective way the roots of the ecological and climate crisis, and how to deal with them for a just and sustainable future. During […]

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July 29, 2022

2022 Report of International Peace Delegation to İmralı

The International İmralı Peace Delegation 2022 conducted a research mission to Turkey to assess Öcalan’s situation after twenty-three years of incarceration between 13-14 February 2022. The delegation consisted of representatives of lawyer’s associations, human rights lawyers, trade unionists, politicians, academics and writers from across Europe. The delegation stated that “European institutions and the UN have […]

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Announcing the Call for Papers of the Deep Commons Conference 2022

Deep Commons Conference 2022 – Call for Abstracts Link to conference webpage: https://www.deepcommons.net/conference This event will take place online from October 27th to 29th – hosted by the Department of Government and Politics, University College Cork, Ireland, in association with La Terre Institute for Community and Ecology, Mississippi, USA. Conference Theme: Cultivating Ecologies of Solidarity […]

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Concepts for a Democratic and Ecological Society – Book Review

A book review, written by Brian Tokar, of Concepts for a Democratic and Ecological Society (authored by Yavor Tarinski, Zer0 Books, 2022). In his past writings, the Bulgarian social activist and political researcher Yavor Tarinski has demonstrated a singular talent for explaining concepts in political and social theory in an engaging and highly accessible manner. […]

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April 2, 2022