Intellectuals & Ideas

Learning from the life of Murray Bookchin

Janet Biehl’s “Ecology or Catastrophe” presents a lucid overview of Bookchin’s life and is possibly the best introduction we have to social ecology today.

Movement & Mobilization

The CUP: up to its neck in politics

In giving up its capacity to act as an independent force, the CUP is repeating a familiar theme of leftist parties getting bogged down in institutional politics.

People & Power

Istanbul bombing: Turkish PM tries to put blame on Kurds

A suicide bomber blew himself up in central Istanbul. With no-one claiming the attack, the Turkish government eagerly used it for their own propaganda.

Borders & Beyond

Greece’s refugee ringfence will be Europe’s noose

Far from stemming the flow of refugees, ringfencing Greece and excluding it from the Schengen area will spell the end of the EU as we know it.


Taking the Earthlings music band as its point of departure, this short film questions the artificial dividing line between being a refugee and being human.

The Land Between

An intimate insight into the hidden and desperate lives of Sub-Saharan African migrants living in the mountains of northern Morocco.

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