In celebration of Murray Bookchin’s birth centenary, his daughter Debbie is joined by a number of his former friends, students and fellow travelers to honor his memory and reflect on his revolutionary legacy. Originally published on ROARmag. In the years before his death, my father wrote a series of books entitled The Third Revolution. In […]Read More Celebrating the power of ideas: a tribute to Murray Bookchin
We have been just informed that the Arab translation of book that we co-edited, Your Freedom and Mine: Abdullah Öcalan and the Kurdish Question in Erdoğan’s Turkey, has been confiscated by the administration of Düsseldorf Airport while on transit in Germany and the owner is facing a criminal investigation. The authorities have justified their decision […]Read More Press release: Arab translation of ‘Your Freedom and Mine’ confiscated by German authorities
2021 marks 100 years since the birth of Murray Bookchin (on 14th of January), founding theorist of social ecology and one of the most profound thinkers of the 20th century. His thought, always political and directed towards radical social change, have influenced both urban and rural social movements around the world, including one of […]Read More 100 years Murray Bookchin
“Water is not a weapon, water is life!” is a campaign that strives to raise £100,000 to support women’s co-operatives and vital water projects in North-East Syria. In the region of North-East Syria, also known by its Kurdish name Rojava, a democratic self-administration system has been built up since 2012 – a system based on […]Read More Water is not a weapon, water is life!
If we do not do the impossible, we shall be faced with the unthinkable. – Murray Bookchin Gathered on the 15th and 16th of february 2020 in Sainte-Foy-la-Grande in Gironde (France), about fifteen people coming from different backgrounds have founded the Institut d’Écologie Sociale et de Communalisme, convinced that this approach initiated by Murray Bookchin […]Read More Founding of the Social Ecology and Communalism Institute (IESC) in France
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 […]Read More Beyond COP25: People for Climate
We at TRISE are glad to announce that our book, containing the proceedings from our 2017 conference, is finally out. It is titled “Social Ecology and the Right to the City: Towards Ecological and Democratic Cities” and has been edited by Federico Venturini, Emet Degirmenci, and Inés Morales. Description of the book: Cities today […]Read More Social Ecology and the Right to the City
Originally published by Make Rojava Green Again here. We, organisations working to secure an ecological and democratic future, condemn the war declared unilaterally by the Turkish government on north-east Syria. This war has absolutely no legitimate justification. It is is a crime and is severely exacerbating the war in the region. This aggression targets the […]Read More Stop Turkish State‘s Brutal War on Northeast Syria! Solidarity with Rojava!
+++ International Urgent Call to Turkish Government and International Public +++ It‘s not too late to SAVE HASANKEYF and Tigris River! No filling of the Ilisu Dam Reservoir! For 12.000 years, Hasankeyf in the Southeast of Turkey has been a site of uninterrupted human settlement. With the labour of dozen of cultures this outstanding universal site has been created on […]Read More Save Hasankeyf! No filling of the Ilisu Dam Reservoir!
Declaration of the 1st Mesopotamian Water Forum (MWF), which took place in the University of Sulaimani, Sulaymaniyah, Kurdistan Region of Iraq 6-8 April 2019 Over-extraction; the draining of marshes and wetlands; deforestation; too many irrigation projects, poorly-drained land; pesticides and fertilizer run-off; contamination by poorly or often un-treated discharges from industry as well as households; […]Read More Water is Under Assault in Mesopotamia