By Janet Biehl Komun Academy February 3-5, 2012, a a conference was organized in Hamburg, Germany. The theme was “Challenging Capitalist Modernity: Alternative concepts and the Kurdish Question.” The following text was delivered as a speech to the conference. The speeches have been published as a book as well.
Listen here. Debbie Bookchin is a widely-published journalist and author whose work has appeared in The Atlantic, The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Nation, and numerous other publications. She served as press secretary to Bernie Sanders when he served in the U.S. House and she recently […]
Todd Lewis and Nexus discuss issues that pertain to dissident intellectuals with a decentralized bent.
By Murray Bookchin (1974) Panarchy.Org The city has completed its historic evolution. Its dialectic from the village, temple area, fortress or administrative center, each dominated by agrarian interests, to the polis and medieval commune during an era when town and country were in some kind of equilibrium, to […]
Bt Murray Bookchin is something of a saint in the anarchist community. His ideas on social ecology and what he termed “libertarian municipalism” and “communalism” have influenced generations of self-declared leftists, and he was frequently cited as an ideological force behind the anti-globalization and Occupy Wall Street movements. […]
It’s always great to go back and revisit this classic essay by Murray Rothbard that I think offers some of the best analysis of modern ideological history yet devised. In this work, Rothbard is analyzing the origin and meaning of the terms Left and Right, arguing correctly that […]
This is the direction I’ve been saying the Left should be moving is for the past 20 years. By Alexander Kolokotronis ROAR Magazine In the era of Trump, we will need to consolidate counter-power via participatory democracy and economic self-management at the local level. he mass protests across […]