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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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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The Perils and Promise of Self-Determination

  Article by Thomas Jeffrey Miley. First published at ROAR Magazine in October 2017.   Could Öcalan’s democratic confederalism offer a revolutionary alternative to the stalemated outcomes of the Catalan and Kurdish independence referendums? Police violence against peaceful demonstrators in Barcelona. Military occupation by Iraqi army forces in Kirkuk. Institutions of autonomy and self-rule severely […]

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Review of “Ecology or Catastrophe: The Life of Murray Bookchin”

  In Anarchist Studies (Vol. 25 Nr. 1, March 2017) Eleanor Finley and TRISE member Federico Venturini offer some critical remarks on Janet Biehls “Ecology or Catastrophe: The Life of Murray Bookchin”. Repubished here wih the authors permission.   In recent years, there has been a resurgence of interest in the work of leftist political philosopher Murray Bookchin. Given these […]

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October 30, 2017

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Commons, Social Ecology and the Transcending of Capitalism

Written by Yavor Tarinski Introduction Life on this planet, as we know it, is a result of fragile environmental conditions that the contemporary predominant neoliberal system has already began to alter. Capitalism and its doctrine of unlimited economic growth seems to completely neglect this dependency and continues to violently exploit nature for the benefit of […]

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