State terror, human rights violations, and authoritarianism in Turkey

Report of the Third Imrali Peace Delegation, based on its Visit to Turkey, Feb. 13-19, 2017, in which TRISE members Dimitri Roussopoulos and Federico Venturini took part.   INTRODUCTION The events of the past year-and-a-half demonstrate very clearly that there can be no democracy in Turkey without a peaceful resolution of the Kurdish question. The political situation in […]

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April 3, 2017

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The fallacy of ‘Fair Growth’ and the alternative of Social Ecology

  On September 14 in Athens (Greece) it was held an event entitled “The Fallacy of ‘Fair Growth’ and the alternative of Social Ecology”, co-organized by TRISE and the Greek political journal Babylonia. The event took place at the free social space Nosotros, located at the historic neighborhood Exarcheia, famous for its politically active inhabitants, […]

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October 16, 2016

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Report on the Lyons Social Ecology Gathering 2016

  The French « Rencontres internationales d’écologie sociale » recently discussed ways to overcome capitalism. At the center of the discussions: libertarian municipalism as an alternative to the nation-state and the need to renew militancy.   By Les Incontrôlé-e-s On May 27-29, 2016, radical ecologists, supporters of degrowth, and anarchists gathered in Lyons for the first Rencontres […]

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July 22, 2016

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Report from Social Ecology Seminar in Istanbul and International Peace Delegation

  On February 15-16, four TRISE members traveled to Istanbul to participate in a ten-member peace delegation. Our purpose was to attempt to restart the peace talks concerning the Turkish-Kurdish conflict, which had been suspended since the spring of 2015, by meeting with members of the Turkish state and with Abdullah Öcalan, imprisoned on Imrali Island […]

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“The People of Rojava are Staging a Social Revolution”

  The following interview with Dimitri Roussopoulos was conducted by Sophia Reuss for Alternatives International. Dimitri Roussopoulos, TRISE chair member, is a Montreal-based political activist, writer, editor, publisher, and community organizer and he was a member of an International Peace Delegation that visited Istanbul, Turkey from 14 – 17 February, 2016. The delegation, which was organized by the […]

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3rd annual European Social Ecology conference

  Dan Chodorkoff, from the Institute of Social Ecology (ISE) in Vermont, reports from the last conference of TRISE: I recently returned from Patras, Greece where I represented the ISE at the third annual conference of TRISE, the Transnational Institute for Social Ecology. The conference drew participants from 13 countries and four continents for four […]

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September 28, 2015

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