By Mina Kouvara Triggered by examples of vernacular technologies, I wonder how things would have evolved if the technological rupture of the late 18th century hadn’t occurred—provided that cultivating a healthy self and society was integral to civilisation.
By Bram Büscher and Rosaleen Duffy.
The big biodiversity conference in Montreal from 7-19 December was described as the event that will decide on the ‘fate of the entire living world’. Its outcome to protect 30% of the planet by 2030 is regarded by some as ‘historic’, but in reality promotes more business-as-usual. Have global environmental meetings reached the end of their usefulness? Or is hanging on to them worth it in the face of worsening environmental crises?
On November 7th 2022, Aftenposten (one of Norway’s largest daily newspapers) published an article in which two journalists describe their perception of the mining conflict around Lützerath, a squatted village in Germany also known as ZAD Rhineland. The following text responds to the journalists’ misrepresentations of climate justice activists and land defenders, as well as the journalists’ ignorance regarding powerful private-public relationships
The text by Angela Balzano, Antonia Anna Ferrante and Federica Timeto was presented by Antonia Anna Ferrante and Federica Timeto at the meeting Making Kin. Reproductive Justice is Eco-justice, sponsored by NICHE for the presentation of the Italian translation of the book “Making Kin, not Population” edited by Adele Clarke and Donna Haraway and held on October 28, 2022 at the Ca’ Foscari Theater with live online broadcast. Finally you can watch it again, in case you missed it!
Il testo di Angela Balzano, Antonia Anna Ferrante e Federica Timeto è stato presentato da Antonia Anna Ferrante e Federica Timeto in occasione dell’incontro Making Kin. Reproductive Justice is Eco-justice, promosso da NICHE per la presentazione della traduzione italiana del libro “Making Kin. Fare parentele non popolazioni” in originale curato da Adele Clarke and Donna Haraway e che si è svolto il 28 ottobre 2022 presso il Teatro Ca’ Foscari con diretta online. Scorri in basso per riguardare la registrazione dell’evento se te la sei […]
By Brian Williams and Jayson Maurice Porter.
In the U.S. South, cotton plantations served as an early laboratory for the toxic development and mass application of agrochemicals. Anti-Blackness shaped the formulation of this harmful agrarian calculus, and cotton, white supremacy and other poisons served as an important antecedent to the subsequent development of chemical-intensive industrial agriculture.
By Berliner Gazette.
How can we build our future on the legacies and claims of those who, yesterday as today, have been plunged into existential hardship by the ecological-economic complex? And how can we make such struggles a source of inspiration for a common cause? These are the guiding questions of the “After Extractivism” project by the non-profit platform Berliner Gazette.
By Salem Ghribi. Nel post precedente, vi abbiamo raccontato dell’estate: caldissima e piena di momenti di lotta. Adesso ci concentriamo sull’autunno con tutte le sue rivendicazioni. Dai campeggi estivi alle manifestazioni di convergenza.
By Salem Ghribi In early 2019 a new form of environmental activism took the global stage. A young composition of mainly students poses a new way of understanding ecology and the wider relationship with political engagement. It’s been three years since then and the summer 2022 has been filled with political camps across Italy.