The Promise of Direct Democracy and the Paradigm of the Kurds

  The following is the speech given by Debbie Bookchin during this year’s B-Fest in Athens, Greece (25, 26, 27 of May).  Bookchin took part in a panel entitled “The Promise of Direct Democracy and the Paradigm of the Kurds”, together with Yavor Tarinski (TRISE) and Swen Wegner (Internationalist Center Dresden). It’s a great pleasure […]

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One Less Child for One More Car?

  Written by Vincent Gerber (Geneva, September 2010, revised in 2017) “The ‘population problem’ has a Phoenix-like existence: it rises from the ashes at least every generation and sometimes every decade or so. The prophecies are usually the same – namely, that human beings are populating the earth in ‘unprecedented numbers’ and ‘devouring’ its resources […]

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April 5, 2018

City, Municipality, Commons: Rebel Cities in the Neoliberal Age

  Written by Yavor Tarinski   Introduction With the rise of cities, a major power shift is occurring this century across the planet in both economic and political terms. Dimitrios Roussopoulos[1]   Nowadays the importance of the city is increasing, not only because of the fact that the majority of the human population is currently living […]

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Changing Lives

  Written by Eliana Kanaveli This article was presented at the conversation with title: “Changing Lives: Experiential Approaches to the Lives of Trans Subjects” which had taken place at B-Fest (International, anti-authoritarian festival of Babylonia magazine in Athens, School of Fine Arts, at 22-28 of May).   As the lives of all or most of us […]

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February 14, 2018

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Do Not Let Afrin Become Another Kobane

  Over 100 academics, politicians, and human rights activists call for immediate halt to Turkish aggression toward Afrin in Syria. We, the undersigned academics and human rights activists, insist that the leaders of Russia, Iran, and the U.S. ensure that the sovereignty of Syrian borders is not breached by Turkey and that the people of […]

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February 10, 2018

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Political Ecology and Degrowth

Written by Michalis Theodoropoulos “If we do not dare the impossible, we shall be faced with the unthinkable” Murray Bookchin in The Ecology of Freedom Degrowth is the backbone of political ecology and political ecology is at the core of degrowth. Political Ecology was born, as a movement and at academic level, already by the 1960s […]

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January 25, 2018

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