Published in Anarchist Studies 25:1, pp.103-105. By Eleanor Finley, University of Massachusetts Amherst, PhD student & ISE Board member, and Dr. Federico Venturini, Independent Researcher and Activist, Transnational Institute for …
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Internationalizing Democratic Modernity : A report from Challenging Capitalist Modernity III by Eleanor Finley From April 15 – 17, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany the Kurdish freedom movement held its third …
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On the unique relevance of communalism in this historical moment. By Eleanor Finley, originally published by ROAR Magazine.
From 2004 until 2012, Abdullah Demirbas served as mayor of Diyarbakir (or Amed), Kurdistan’s central Sur District, which has been largely destroyed in recent months by Turkish military assault.
Interview with a young revolutionary from Kobane, also a careful student of Ocalan’s thinking. He offers a brief account of his experiences as well as reflections on the Rojava Revolution, social ecology, and Turkey’s recent betrayal of the Kurdish Movement: “Unless the Middle East overcomes the nation-state, it can never be a peaceful region.”
From an article posted to ROAR Magazine by ISE board member Eleanor Finley and UK climate activist Claire Fauset: … The threat of fracking and its nakedly undemocratic geopolitical context …
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Reflections on a recent visit to Turkey and North Kurdistan. Many Kurdish revolutionaries describe their struggle as one of organic society against authoritarian society and have forged a unique role in the continuing evolution of human freedom.
Reflections on Challenging Captialist Modernity, Hamburg, Germany Report by Eleanor Finley In Kurdish, “roj” means sun. Rojava is the land to the west, where the setting sun of freedom and …
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El Collectivo Ambiente de Tabanoy (CAT): Social Ecologists in Columbia link indigenous medicine, permaculture, and the call for communal politics. The Collectivo Ambiente de Tabanoy is a popular education …
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“Beyond Strategy: Building Visions for a Free Society”
The Watershed Center