Yavor Tarinski from the Greek libertarian journal Aftoleksi interviews two anarchists from eastern Ukraine. They themselves were politically active for decades in eastern Ukraine until before the 2014 invasion – where the possibility of any unmediated political action collapsed. They are both what many people tend to simplistically call “Russian-speaking” citizens of Ukraine. This interview was prompted by the referendums conducted by the occupying Russian forces in that region, as well as the resurfacing of fake news about their anarchist organization RKAS, in which they themselves participated and were founding members. We continue to give voice to those directly involved in this barbaric war of physical violence and vilification. A voice that states and organized political interests are attempting to silence.Continue reading ““Leftists” outside Ukraine are used to listening only to people from Moscow: Interview with anarcho-syndicalists in Eastern Ukraine”
Title: Asking questions with the Zapatistas. Reflections from Greece on our Civilizational Impasse
Authors: Theodoros Karyotis, Ioanna-Maria Maravelidi, Yavor Tarinski
Editor: Matthew Little
Cover: Apollon Petropoulos
Design: George Chelebiev
Publisher: Transnational Institute of Social Ecology
Year: 2022Continue reading “Asking questions with the Zapatistas: Reflections from Greece on our Civilizational Impasse”
By Yavor Tarinski
Without action, all pleasure, all feeling, all knowledge is nothing but a postponed death.
~Jakob Michael Reinhold LenzContinue reading “Beyond Self-Help and Esotericism: Freedom as Political Action”
Yavor Tarinski in dialogue with Brian Tokar about Tarinski’s new book, Concepts for a Democratic and Ecological Society. The event was hosted by Firestorm Books and Coffee.Continue reading “Democratic Aspirations: Book presentation”
By Yavor Tarinski
If we are to try to identify some of the most important aspects of the history of the Balkans, we cannot but point out the persistent vision of a surprisingly consistent utopia…
~Andrej GrubacicContinue reading “The Commune and the Balkans: The Case of Bulgaria”
Yavor Tarinski of Greek libertarian journal Aftoleksi interviews Antti Rautiainen, from Finnish antiauthoritarian group A-ryhmä, on the latest developments in Finland as it applies for Nato membership.Continue reading “Interview with a Finnish anarchist”
Interview with author and activist Yavor Tarinski, whose latest book “Concepts for a Democratic and Ecological Society” (Zer0 books, 2022) has just came out. He participates in social movements around the Balkans, as well as in transnational organizations, dedicated to the production of grassroots knowledge. Among his previous works are “Common Futures: Social Transformation and Political Ecology” [co-authored with Alexandros Schismenos] (Black Rose Books, 2021) and “Direct Democracy: Context, Society, Individuality” (Durty Books, 2019). Questions: J.H. Kagi.Continue reading “Democracy and Ecology as Forces of Change: Interview With Yavor Tarinski”
Yavor Tarinski talks about his new book “Concepts for a Democratic and Ecological Society” (Zer0 Books, 2022) at the Humanity Now podcast.
An interview with author and activist Yavor Tarinsi on the occasion of the publication of his latest book “Concepts for a Democratic and Ecological Society” (Zer0 Books, 2022). Tarinski is an Athens-based independent researcher, activist and author. He participates in social movements around the Balkans, as well as in transnational organizations, dedicated to the production of grassroots knowledge. He is a member of the administrative board of the Transnational Institute of Social Ecology, the editorial board of the Greek digital journal & publications Aftoleksi, and is a bibliographer at Agora International. Among his works are “Common Futures: Social Transformation and Political Ecology” [co-authored with Alexandros Schismenos] (Black Rose Books, 2021) and “Direct Democracy: Context, Society, Individuality” (Durty Books, 2019). The questions for this interview were prepared by Not White.Continue reading “Imagining Democratic and Ecological Society: An interview with Yavor Tarinski”
Yavor Tarinski and other contributors to the anthology “Cities Without Capitalism” (edited by Hossein Sadri and Senem Zeybekoglou) present their chapters at the book launch, while also paying tribute to the memory of the great urban theorist Peter Marcuse.