Social Ecology: Communalism against Climate Chaos

The next article was published in ROARmagazine, and is a great inspiration for the ecological works we are working on. Since the 1960s, the theory and praxis of social ecology have helped guide efforts to articulate a radical, counter-systemic ecological outlook with a goal of transforming society’s relationship to non-human nature. For many decades, social […]

A kurdish response to The climate change

Conversations with the Kurdish Liberation Movement on ecological society and democratic confederalism. For 4000 years since the breakdown of the Akkadian Empire in Mesopotamia, almost every major societal collapse has featured five trends: spiralling migration, state collapse, food shortages, epidemic disease and climate change.[1] What makes the present era distinct is that whilst previous collapses […]

Declaration of the 1st Conference of Mesopotamian Ecology Movement

Final Declaration of the 1st Conference held on April 23-24, 2016, in Wan – North Kurdistan On April 23 and 24, 2016, the Mesopotamian Ecology Movement (MEM) held its first conference in the city of Wan (Van). One hundred delegates participated, coming from the provinces Amed (Diyarbakir), Dîlok (Gaziantep), Riha (Sanliurfa), Merdîn, Muş, Wan, Elih (Batman), […]

Message from janet Biehl to Amed Ecology Assembly

Originally published by Janet Biehl on March 7, 2015 I was invited to participate in the Ecology Assembly in Amed (Diyarbakir), which met on February 28. The organizers wanted me to explain Bookchin’s thinking about ecology.  Unfortunately I wasn’t able to attend personally, but I wrote a message to that effect and added some of my own […]