Report from the Conference “Cornelius Castoriadis 20 Years Later”

  In the beginning of December (1, 2 and 3) was held the transnational conference ” Cornelius Castoriadis 20 Years Later”. The three-day session took place in the Panteion University of Athens. The attendance was very high and spread beyond academic circles, attracting activists from social movements, as well as concerned citizens. This huge interest […]

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December 7, 2017

Rebuttal to Ecology or Catastrophe Review

  Written by Duncan Rayside The review of ‘Ecology or Catastrophe, the Life of Murray Bookchin’ by Janet Biehl, written by Eleanor Finley and Frederico Venturini and published in Anarchist Studies, vol. 25 is, to my mind, a direct attack on the author’s scholarship and integrity. I offer this rebuttal in defense and clarification and with […]

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December 4, 2017

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Why “Warning to Humanity” Gets the Socio-Ecological Crisis (and its Solutions) Wrong

Written by Salvatore De Rosa and Jevgeniy Bluwstein. First published at Entitle Blog in November 2017. The “Warning to Humanity” signed by more than 15.000 scientists calls for action to save the planet proposing elitist environmentalism and missing the real target. Instead, scientists should analyse the roots of the socio-ecological crisis and join the grassroots struggles […]

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November 24, 2017

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Report from the 2nd International Meeting on Social Ecology in Bilbao

This report was provided by the organizers of the 2nd International Meeting on Social Ecology On the weekend of the 28th of October 2017, the 2nd International Meeting on Social Ecology was held in the occupied school of La Karmela, Bilbao, Euskal Herria (Basque Country). They were an opportunity to pay tribute to the struggles […]

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November 22, 2017

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Towards Free Public Transport

Written by Judith Dellheim and Jason Prince. This excerpt is part of the book “Free Public Transport: And Why We Don’t Pay to Ride Elevators” (Black Rose Books, 2017). With rising costs of housing in cities around the world, increased levels of household debt, skyrocketing costs in education and medical care, all spiraling out of […]

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November 18, 2017

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The Capital-Nation-State Complex and the Environment

Written by Antonis Broumas The Patriarchal Relation with Nature The root causes of the environmental crisis are social and that they lie in social relations of domination and exploitation. Social hierarchies and social stratification have parallel histories with man’s domination over nature. Ecological degradation from human causes precedes capitalism. It is a phenomenon dating back […]

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November 11, 2017

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