Overpopulation Scaremongering and Ecofascism

Written by Yavor Tarinski The “population problem” has a Phoenix-like existence: it rises from the ashes at least every generation and sometimes every decade or so. Murray Bookchin[1] The term “overpopulation” often comes unchallenged, or there is almost always a reaction if an attempt to challenge it is being made. Even supposedly radical people can […]

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January 28, 2020

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Book Review of ‘Social Ecology and the Right to the City’

Written by Elvira Wepfer, Ph.D. [Published in 2019, the edited volume Social Ecology and the Right to the City (Edited by Federico Venturini, Emet Degirmenci, Ines Morales) grew out of a conference two years prior, organised by TRISE. The Transnational Institute of Social Ecology is an association of Europe-based activists and intellectuals who foster, develop […]

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Introduction to Social Ecology and the Right to the City

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Written by Federico Venturini, Emet Değirmenci, and Inés Morales. The following piece is the introduction to TRISE’s book “Social Ecology and the Right to the City” (Black Rose Book 2019) “We have seen the future—and it doesn’t work” – Jerome Ross, ROAR Magazine “We don’t want to manage the inferno, we want to disassemble it […]

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The Law of the Zapatista: A Presentation about the Laws Passed by EZLN

Written by Alex Kostantopoulos In the autonomous municipalities of Zapatistas, laws that are passed from the Council of Governance are not enforced by police or a judicial system but through a way that treats offenders as members of the community. Justice is delivered by the authorities of the Zapatistas. They resolve issues among the members […]

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December 18, 2019

Presentation by Kurdish feminist, Dilar Dirik

ISE board and faculty member Brian Tokar reports: Dilar Dirik, a noted international voice of the Kurdish women’s movement, was a keynote speaker at the recent fifth international conference of Trise (Transnational Institute of Social Ecology), the European s cial ecology organization. Speaking via Skype from Cambridge, England to an audience of well over 100 […]

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December 10, 2019

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Beyond COP25: People for Climate

TRISE has joined the international call for participation in the Social Summit for Climate in Madrid. For the complete list of signatories please visit the official website of the summit The unilateral decisions of, on one hand, Sebastián Piñera’s Chilean government to cancel the hosting of COP 25 in Chile, ignoring the months-long work already […]

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December 5, 2019

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