Yazidi resistance, photo by Dilar Dirik

After the Genocide: Yazidi Women Fight Back

22.08.2015
Having suffered a traumatic genocide, Yazidi women on Mount Sinjar mobilize their autonomous armed and political resistance with the PKK’s philosophy. The atmosphere of Rojava now animates Shengal, where new councils, protests, meetings, and resistance constitutes a bold social revolution.
Marco Rossi candidate for mayor Olympia for All

My Hope is to Win

14.08.2015
“The legacy of electoral absenteeism within the left, particularly within anarchism, is a complete dead end,” says New Compass contributor Marco Rossaire Rossi. In this interview he tells why he run as candidate for mayor in Olympia, Washington (USA), and what his group hopes to achieve.

Olympia for All

12.08.2015
New Compass contributor Marco Rossaire Rossi is one of three candidates running for local council in Olympia, Washington (USA) on a platform for a more just, inclusive, ecological and participatory city. Read their full platform here.

Football As A Commons

06.08.2015
Football has been turned from a commons shared by everybody who loves and practices it, to big business put in service of profit. In this article, Yavor Tarinski describes alternative practices in which the sport has been run by players and fans through direct democratic self-management.

The return of capitalism's contradictions

24.07.2015
20th century social ecology rested on a belief that capitalism had tamed its dangerous contradictions. But the 2008 crash and subsequent turbulence shows their resurgence. We need to adapt to a changed social and economic landscape
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