Murray Bookchin

A personal account of Rojava - Anonymous (from Lions of Rojava website)

Rojava Map

An eyewitness account of life in the cantons of Rojava under the PYD, transcribed from the now-censored Lions of Rojava recruiting website for foreign fighters

Pioneers of Ecological Humanism: Mumford, Dubos and Bookchin

In this triple intellectual biography, Brian Morris lucidly discusses three intellectual giants who made an enormous, though often overlooked, contribution to modern ecology: Lewis Mumford, René Dubos, and Murray Bookchin. Morris argues that they have forged a third way beyond both industrialism and anti-modernism: ecological humanism (also known as social ecology), a tradition that embraces both ecological realities and the ethical and cultural wealth of humanism...

Remaking Society: Pathways to a Green Future

Remaking Society is a primer on Murray Bookchin's pioneering and controversial ideas on nature and society. A major spokesperson for the ecology movement for over twenty years, Bookchin here uncovers the roots of today's global ecological crisis in the emergence of social hierarchy and domination.- Remaking Society

Urbanization Without Cities: The Rise and Decline of Citizenship

Murray Bookchin introduces provocative ideas about the nature of community and what it means to be a fully empowered citizen. He believes that the tensions that exists between rural and urban society can be a vital source of human creativity, thereby defining a new, richly imaginative politics which can help us recover the power of the individual, restore the positive values and quality of urban life, and reclaim the ideal of the city as a major creative force in our civilization. What is envisaged is an environmentally oriented politics, a new ecological ethics and a citizenry that will restore the balance between city and country and, ultimately, between humanity and nature.

The Murray Bookchin Reader

The Murray Bookchin Reader, edited by Janet Biehl

A Politics for the 99%

The Occupy Wall Street demonstrations were remarkably successful in capturing the public imagination and identifying the need for a new kind of politics. But they have since floundered. Why did this happen? Was the Occupy movement stifled by misconceptions of political power? What kind of political theory do we need to advance a new politics? How can we realistically challenge the power of the 1%?

The contradictions of Left Renewal

A criticism of Left Renewal, a libertarian socialist tendency within the NSW Greens in Australia.