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 […]Read More Is the Right to the City a Right or a Revolution?
Corona-crisis affects small Greek farmers who counterstrike with a nationwide social media campaign to unite producers & consumers on local level!
Written by TRISE member Jenny Gkiougki, originally published on Interface journal here. Greece is experiencing low corona-related mortality rates, but the measures imposed came early and were as harsh as in other, more stricken countries, posing severe strain to a society and an economy in shambles due to the ongoing economic crisis. In an […]Read More Corona-crisis affects small Greek farmers who counterstrike with a nationwide social media campaign to unite producers & consumers on local level!
Mutual aid in times of confinement in Saint-Denis, testimony and perspectives for a social ecology in a popular neighbourhood
Written by The Bird of Passage, with the help of TRISE member Theo Rouhette Saint-Denis, a working class city situated in the northern periphery of Paris, is facing the Covid-19 epidemic head-on, both in terms of the number of victims and the consequences of the confinement implemented throughout France on 17 March. It is […]Read More Mutual aid in times of confinement in Saint-Denis, testimony and perspectives for a social ecology in a popular neighbourhood
Written by TRISE member Mike Small. Originally published in Bella Caledonia Transforming our cities could be the pathway to a Post-Covid world Sorry to bring doom to the doom but the sequence is this: public health disaster, shambolic elite failure, peak coronavirus, then the long reveal of the consequences. There’s bound to be […]Read More Cities of Tomorrow
Written by TRISE member Federico Venturini This is a story about my experience as activist-researcher during the covid-19 crisis in Udine, a small city in the North-East of Italy (1). This is not a happy story of actions and results but a narrative of frustration and impotence feelings. At the end of February Italy […]Read More Social movements’ powerlessness at the time of covid-19: A Personal Account
Written by Emet Değirmenci Simplicity is the ultimate form of sophistication – Leonardo da Vinci The Limits to Growth was commissioned by the Club of Rome and published in 1972. The cautionary message of the report (Meadows et al., 1972) was intended to signal the need for reforms that would ensure the survival of capitalism. […]Read More A Critique of The Limits of Growth from a Social Ecology Perspective