January 24, 2019

Should political ecology be populist?

Political ecology should take populism seriously, not only because of its authoritarian or regressive manifestations, but also for its transformative potential.
January 24, 2017

Ecology after capitalism

A series of upcoming posts on ENTITLEBlog seeks to foster emerging debates around egalitarian futures beyond accumulation and growth.
May 26, 2016

Why is Bolivian mining still irresponsible?

A recently published study explores the reasons why the socio-environmental implications of mining have not improved under Evo Morales.
November 26, 2015

'Friendly colonialism' and the contradictions of our progressive governments

by Eduardo Gudynas* Gudynas answers and reflects on the debate his arguments raised about colonialism and extractivism in Latin America.
October 15, 2015

Friendly colonialism and the 'Harvey fashion'

by Eduardo Gudynas* Latin American progressive governments like citing Harvey’s work because it allows them to position themselves against global capitalism while glossing over the contradictions of their own extractivist policies.
July 20, 2015

The political ecology of HoPE

An ENTITLE public event in Istanbul presented what is perhaps the most ambitious essay collection to date on political ecology*.
March 9, 2015

El conflicto que cambió Bolivia

Un nuevo documental sobre la disputa por el TIPNIS explora la contradicción entre extractivismo y territorialidad indígena.
January 2, 2015

Open letter to Rafael Correa: Stop the eviction of CONAIE

by Melissa Moreano* and Diego Andreucci Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa has threatened to evict the indigenous organisation CONAIE from their headquarters, on political grounds. An open letter asking Correa to retract his decision has been signed by hundreds of intellectuals and activists across the world.   On December 11 the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador, CONAIE, received a notice asking them to leave the offices that serve as their headquarters in Quito. They had been given these premises on loan in 1991 by what was then Ministry of Social Welfare. The […]