Polytechnic Uprising of 1973: The beginning of the autonomous movement in Greece

An excerpt from Giorgos Oikonomou’s book “Polytechnic 1973: The beginning of the autonomous movement”. The Athens Polytechnic uprising began in November 1973 as a massive grassroots student demonstration of popular rejection of the Greek military junta of 1967–1974. Oikonomou was participant in the uprising and was wounded by a gunshot from the forces of repression. […]

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November 17, 2022

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New book: “Asking questions with the Zapatistas” (free e-book)

  We present to you the new publication from TRISE, entitled Asking questions with the Zapatistas: Reflections from Greece on our Civilizational Impasse, authored by TRISE members Theodoros Karyotis, Ioanna-Maria Maravelidi, and Yavor Tarinski. Editor: Matthew Little | Cover: Apollon Petropoulos | Design: George Chelebiev Publisher: Transnational Institute of Social Ecology (TRISE) | Year: 2022 […]

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Autonomy: The Legacy of Ideal

  Written by Nikos Vrantsis. What follows is a review of Yavor Tarinski’s book Short Introduction of the Political Legacy of Castoriadis (Athens: Aftoleksi, 2020). Cornelius Castoriadis is considered one of the crucial voices of the twentieth century. However, the academic community surrounds his work, with the kind of respect reserved for thinkers considered obsolete: […]

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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 […]

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May 7, 2017

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