Autonomy and Social Ecology: contrasting the visions of Cornelius Castoriadis and Murray Bookchin

In this episode of the podcast “Castoriadis and Autonomy in the 21st Century” author Yavor Tarinski joins the hosts to discuss the projects of Autonomy and Social Ecology, contrasting the visions of Cornelius Castoriadis and Murray Bookchin.

Enlightenment and Ecology: An introduction to Bookchin’s legacy

By Yavor Tarinski

The following is an excerpt from the new book “Enlightenment and Ecology: The Legacy of Murray Bookchin in the 21st Century”, edited by Yavor Tarinski and published by Black Rose Books.

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Enlightenment and Ecology: The Legacy of Murray Bookchin in the 21st Century

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Title: Enlightenment and Ecology: The Legacy of Murray Bookchin in the 21st Century

Editor: Yavor Tarinski

Pages: 200

Publisher: Black Rose Books

Year: 2021

For online orders: Black Rose Books

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The Interconnectedness of Ecology and Democracy: Towards a strategy “from below”

By Yavor Tarinski

The Interconnectedness of Ecology and Democracy: Towards a strategy “from below”

[I]t is one thing to establish international treatises, national laws, and environmental ministries and agencies; it is quite another to effect the concrete changes in attitudes, practices and institutions necessary to resolve the ecological crisis.

-Dimitrios Roussopoulos[1] Continue reading “The Interconnectedness of Ecology and Democracy: Towards a strategy “from below””

Narrow Anti-Imperialism as Ideological Cover for Authoritarianism

By Yavor Tarinski

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It is absolutely necessary to rebuild an intellectual and political foundation for criticism and seeking change in the world, but metropolitan anti-imperialism is totally unfit for this job. It has absorbed subordinating imperialistic tendencies, and it is fraught with eurocentrism and void of any true democratic content.

-Yassin al-Haj Saleh[1]

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Ecological Struggles in the Neoliberal Era

By Antonis Broumas and Yavor Tarinski

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Life on this planet, as we know it, is a result of fragile environmental conditions that the contemporary predominant neoliberal system has already began to alter. Capitalism and its doctrine of unlimited economic growth seems to completely neglect this dependency and continues to violently exploit nature for the benefit of tiny elites, thus increasing their already enormous power. Continue reading “Ecological Struggles in the Neoliberal Era”

Commons, Social Ecology and the Transcending of Capitalism

By Yavor Tarinski

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Life on this planet, as we know it, is a result of fragile environmental conditions that the contemporary predominant neoliberal system has already began to alter. Capitalism and its doctrine of unlimited economic growth seems to completely neglect this dependency and continues to violently exploit nature for the benefit of tiny elites, thus increasing their already enormous power. Continue reading “Commons, Social Ecology and the Transcending of Capitalism”