Moving Beyond the Right to the City: Urban Commoning in Greece

Wrriten by Theodoros Karyotis The urban space is the epicentre of social antagonism. At any historical moment, it represents a crystallisation of power relations. While political and economic powers incessantly reform it to better isolate, control and exploit its inhabitants, the latter inevitably seek empowerment through collective mobilisation. After all, this is the space in […]

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August 27, 2020

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Is the Right to the City a Right or a Revolution?

Written by Magali Fricaudet From a catastrophist point of view, we could probably say that the unprecedented rate of urbanization that the world is currently experiencing is a realization of the more destructive tendencies of capitalism, where life is at serious stake. Indeed, urbanization seems to have no end, as the ideology of growth predominates. […]

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Autonomy: The Legacy of Ideal

Written by Nikos Vrantsis. What follows is a review of Yavor Tarinski’s book Short Introduction of the Political Legacy of Castoriadis (Athens: Aftoleksi, 2020). Cornelius Castoriadis is considered one of the crucial voices of the twentieth century. However, the academic community surrounds his work, with the kind of respect reserved for thinkers considered obsolete: displayed […]

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Review of ‘The Disobedient Society’

‘The Disobedient Society‘ is a neat little book (190 pages) by Mat Little, published last year by New Compass Press. In it Mat Little probes the question of obedience in our  society; because, despite our ongoing resistance and rallies, we nonetheless show an astonishing basic obedience towards a capitalist economic system that clearly many of […]

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It’s Time to Democratize the Crisis: Join a Global Community of Countries Mobilizing to Do Just That

Written by Jonathan Michael Feldman. Originally published on www.globalteachin.com   The communes of the next revolution…will trust the free organization of food supply and production to free groups of workers—which will federate with like groups in other cities and villages not through the medium of a communal parliament but directly, to accomplish their aim.” P. […]

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Is the Right to the City a Right or a Revolution?

Written by TRISE member Magali Fricaudet   From a catastrophist point of view, we could probably say that the unprecedented rate of urbanization that the world is currently experiencing is a realization of the more destructive tendencies of capitalism, where life is at serious stake. Indeed, urbanization seems to have no end, as the ideology […]

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