Written by Janet Biehl. Excerpt from Rethinking Ecofeminist Politics (Boston: South End Press, 1991), pp150-157. Social ecology distinguishes between statecraft, as a system of dealing with the public realm by means of professionalized administrators and their legal monopoly on violence, on the one hand, and politics, as the management of the community on a grassroots […]Read More Rethinking Ecofeminist Politics: Creating a New Political Realm
Documentary about Yellow Vests’ Commune of Communes – a democratic confederalist structurd that strongly resembles libertarian municipalism. Filmed and produced by Claire Combes, subtitles in English by Sixtine van Outryve.Read More Commune of Communes (documentary)
Power to destroy, power to create: building a culture of resistance – towards radical social change Date: 25 – 27 October 2019 Location: Athens, Greece Since the collapse the Soviet Union and more recently with the resurgence of populist and fascist governments, the global Left is in disarray; but regional and local alternatives […]Read More Call for Papers! TRISE Conference – October 2019, Athens
The form of political organization now known as the nation-state is a relatively recent invention in Western societies. This invention, the dominant form in the West, has been imposed on most of the world’s population, throughout the twentieth century, notwithstanding that it is based on a number of ideas and social attitudes totally alien […]Read More What kind of nation state for the 21st century?