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 […]Read More Report on the Lyons Social Ecology Gathering 2016
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Murray Bookchin was not only one of the most significant and influential environmental philosophers of the twentieth century–he was also one of the most prescient. From industrial agriculture to nuclear radiation, Bookchin has been at the forefront of every major ecological issue since the very beginning, often proposing a solution before most people even […]Read More Ecology or Catastrophe
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 […]Read More Report from Social Ecology Seminar in Istanbul and International Peace Delegation
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 […]Read More “The People of Rojava are Staging a Social Revolution”
A panel discussion titled Urban Land: Private, Public or Community Ownership? was held in Montreal on November 12, 2015. Presented by Planners Network – Montreal chapter, Geography Undergraduate Student Society (GUSS), Urban Planning Association (UPA) and the Geography Graduates (Geograds). The discussion offers a very valuable record of an ongoing discussion on the present and future of […]Read More Urban Land: Private, Public or Community Ownership?