Jin, Jiyan, Azadi’s inspiration

Written by Hacer Özdemir The 21st century women’s struggle gradually socialised and spread all over the world with a butterfly effect… The slogan Jin Jiyan Azadî will become a philosophy of life, a commonality and line of struggle for women in the 21st century The repertoire of struggle, resistance, resurrection and existence of women, one […]

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November 20, 2022

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Polytechnic Uprising of 1973: The beginning of the autonomous movement in Greece

An excerpt from Giorgos Oikonomou’s book “Polytechnic 1973: The beginning of the autonomous movement”. The Athens Polytechnic uprising began in November 1973 as a massive grassroots student demonstration of popular rejection of the Greek military junta of 1967–1974. Oikonomou was participant in the uprising and was wounded by a gunshot from the forces of repression. […]

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November 17, 2022

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TRISE’s social space in Athens

  One of TRISE’s projects is a open social space in the heart of Athens, Greece. Located near Syntagma Square (31 Kolokotronis Street), it is an entirely self-organized place that we co-manage with Greek libertarian collective Aftenergia. In the space we operate a library with selected works (both in Greek and English) on political theory […]

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November 8, 2022

Climate Change and Socioecological Conflicts in Eastern Anatolia Region

Written by Arzu Dinçer, vice president of Van Environment Historical Monuments Protection Research and Development Association We are faced with global warming, which is accompanied by an ongoing ecological destruction that we have been experiencing in recent years, provoked by the wrong practices. In our region – Eastern Anatolia – hundred of hectares of forests […]

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November 8, 2022

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Interview with Karasu: Kurdish people must rise up in the face of attacks

Originally published in The Imrali Post #24 Mustafa Karasu, a member of the Executive Council of the Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK), spoke out in an interview on the Medya Haber television station about the isolation of the Kurdish leader Abdullah Öcalan, the Turkish chemical weapons attacks and the current war situation. Regarding the situation of […]

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Murray Bookchin: The man who brought radical ecology and assembly democracy into the Left

Written by Janet Biehl Murray Bookchin (1921-2006) understood earlier than almost anyone that an ecological crisis was not only looming but posted a challenge to capitalism and the whole social order. In the 1950s and 1960s, before most people even knew what ecology was, he was proposing fundamental solutions. Being ahead of his time, however, meant that his ideas were either ignored […]

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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 […]

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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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