Social anarchism needs to take culture (and subculture) seriously.
Social Anarchist Futures
Anarchism used to be bursting with utopian imagination. We need to get that visionary impulse back, and then get it to work creating things.
Social Ecology: A Quick Introduction
Social ecology is a critical theory coined by the late philosopher and political activist Murray Bookchin in the 1960s, and is associated with the pro-technology and directly-democratic side of the green movement. It conceives of human society and nonhuman nature needing to relate to each other in non-hierarchical and complementary ways, and can be seen... Continue Reading →
Solarpunk Anarchist Solutions to Global Problems: A Quick List
While dwelling on the state of the world during the combination of COP21 – determining the future fate of the human species – and the worsening chaos in southwest Asia (with the Rojava Revolution being the only beacon of light) I was trying to cobble together in my head what some viable solutions to the... Continue Reading →
Eco-Anime: Six Movies with Ecological Themes, Tropes, and Messages
When Ronald Regan saw the famous TV movie The Day After, which is about people surviving nuclear war on the United States, it was said to have had such a profound impact on him that it lessened somewhat his macho posturing about military action towards the Soviet Union. It's rare that movies can be... Continue Reading →
The aesthetic-cultural philosophy of solarpunk and the politics of social anarchism were practically made for each other. This site attempts to combine them. "The assumption that what currently exists must necessarily exist is the acid that corrodes all visionary thinking" – Murray Bookchin Solarpunk is a new science-fiction and cultural movement dedicated to imagining a... Continue Reading →