Article by Eleanor Finley, originally published in ROAR magazine in February 2017 Humanity stands at a crossroads. Now, more than ever, history calls for a grassroots democracy at a global scale. If we look carefully, all the tools are at hand. “Whether the twenty-first century will be the most radical of times or the most […]Read More Reason, creativity and freedom: the communalist model
We are proud to present the keynote speakers of our Conference in Thessaloniki 1-3 of September! Read the full program of the conference here! Brian Morris, London Keynote speech title: “The legacy of Murray Bookchin” Brian Morris is emeritus professor of anthropology at Goldsmiths College at the University of London. He is a […]Read More Keynote speakers announced!
Article by Olli Tammilehto, originally published in the book Sustainable Futures: Replacing Growth Imperative and Hierarchies with Sustainable Ways in 2009 (written in October 2008). Our ecological situation on the Earth is very precarious. We are on the verge of global climate catastrophe. Humanity has only a short period of time to change its metabolism with […]Read More Rapid Social Change as a Pre-Requisite For Preventing Global Climate Catastrophe
Article by Enric Bárcena, Xavi Ferrer, Laura Roth and TRISE member Kate Shea Baird, originally published in Spanish in Público.es on 21/12/16. The municipalist movements of the Spanish state can’t ignore the global crisis of neoliberalism. It’s up to us to stand up and defend our idea of bottom up, feminist and radically democratic change. […]Read More Why the municipal movement must be internationalist
“Democracy was born at local level, and that’s where we can win it back.” Barcelona en Comú – the radical citizen platform currently running the city, invites to an international municipalist summit in June 9-11 called Fearless cities! The event will include debates and workshops on key policy areas and municipalist organizing. An excerpt from […]Read More “Fearless Cities” – a summit on the new municipalism, by Barcelona en Comú
Building new solidarities between movements: insurrectionary politics of food autonomy in the city of Athens
Article by Ines Morales Bernardos. Originaly published in the openMovements series on Open Democracy. Republished here with the authors permission. Their insurrectionary politics of autonomy, such as food autonomy in Athens, is crucial for building new solidarities and emancipatory imaginaries within cities. —- “Every town should have its agora, where all who are […]Read More Building new solidarities between movements: insurrectionary politics of food autonomy in the city of Athens