Contributors

Camilla Hansen, fotografert av Eirik Eiglad

Camilla Hansen

Editor, Writer
Camilla Hansen (1978- ) lives in Oslo and is one of the editors of the New Compass web-journal. She is a democracy activist and has been active in Attac, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, and the disability movement.
Camilla Svendsen Skriung i Thessaloniki

Camilla Svendsen Skriung

Editor, Organizer
Camilla Svendsen Skriung (1971-) lives in Oslo. She is an environmental activist and journalist and involved in a series of grassroots initiatives and left wing foundations. Camilla is one of the editors of the New Compass web-journal.
Eirik Eiglad in Tel Halef

Eirik Eiglad

Editor, Writer, Organizer, Graphic Designer
Eirik Eiglad (1975-) lives in Porsgrunn, Telemark. In the early 1990s he joined the anti-militarist, environmentalist and anti-racist movement and became a social ecologist. As a movement activist, writer, translator and editor he has been involved in a range of left-libertarian projects in Norway.
Jakob in Hamburg

Jakob Zethelius

Editor, Organizer
Jakob Zethelius (1981-) lives in Göteborg, Sweden. He is a university student studying forest ecology. As a movement activist he has been involved in the environmental movement and in local work for radical democratization. Jakob is one of the editors of the New Compass web-journal.

Kristian Widqvist

Author, Editor
Kristian Widqvist (1976 - ) is an organizer, parent and factotum living in Gothenburg. Besides being a member of New Compass, he is also currently active in Transnational Institute of Social Ecology and Democratic Transition (Demokratisk Omställning).

Lisa Roth

Editor, Writer
Lisa Roth is a writer following the situation in Mexico and Oaxaca closely. She currently lives in Norway where she writes for several magazines. Roth holds a Master in Development Studies from the University of Ås, Norway.

Peter Munsterman

Editor, Writer
Peter Munsterman (1990-) lives near Seattle. He has been closely involved with the preparation and publication of Communalism: A Social Ecology Journal and now New Compass, as well as assisting in the preparation of works for Communalism Press and New Compass Press. He is currently a university student studying history.
Picture of Sveinung Legard

Sveinung Legard

Editor, Writer, Organizer
Sveinung Legard (1978-) is an activist, researcher and quasi-journalist working for radical democratic change. He has been involved in social ecology and communalist initiatives since high school, and currently lives in Oslo, Norway. Legard is one of the editors of the New Compass web-journal.
Picture of Abdullah Öcalan

Abdullah Öcalan

Author
Abdullah Öcalan (1948-) co-founded the militant Kurdish movement PKK in 1978. Öcalan was abducted in 1999 and is still imprisoned on the island of İmralı. While in prison, Öcalan has initiated a bold peace process with Turkey, and explored alternatives to a Kurdish nation-state.
Adam Krause, photo by Erik Ljung

Adam Krause

Writer
Adam Krause (1977—) is an author, activist, musician, and carpenter based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He has actively performed music for more than half his life, and has written on avant-garde art and radical politics. He authored "Art as Politics" (2011) and "The Revolution Will Be Hilarious" (2013).
Image of Adrien Alexander Wilkins

Adrien Alexander Wilkins

Student, Activist, Radio Host, Organizer
Adrien Alexander Wilkins (1986 - ) is an activist in counterpower (motmakt) and radio host at the feminist radio station radiOrakel in Oslo. He has been active in the autonomous left, and in anti-fascist, and anti-sexist initiatives since after high school. Norway’s asylum and immigration policy is one of his main fields of activism. He lives in Oslo, Norway.
In lieu of a picture

Ahmet Sezer

Writer
Ahmet Sezer is a pseudonym of a communalist living in Turkey. This pseudonym is used in writings on Kurdish problem which is always an alarming subject to the goverment. For more than 15 years Sezer has been writing on social ecology, and he has also translated many major articles of Murray Bookchin and of other social ecologists into Turkish.
Photo of Andy Price in 2012

Andy Price

Author
Andy Price holds a PhD from Manchester Metropolitan University with a specialization in political theory, human rights and ecological thought and practice. He is Senior Lecturer in Politics at Sheffield Hallam University, UK.

Athanasios Georgilas

Writer
Athanasios Georgilas was born in Thessaloniki in 1972. He dropped out during his last year in school and acted the giddy goat in order to avoid fulfilling the obligatory Greek military service. Since then, he mainly lives in squats and takes part in open social spaces. It has also been 10 years since he has been working with screen printing.
Photo of Atle Hesmyr

Atle Hesmyr

Writer, translator
Atle Hesmyr is a writer and translator. He is also the editor of Nisus Forlag, an independent publishing venture in Norway, which specializes in translating classics in history and anthropology. Apart from work, his main interests are gardening, wooden boat building and music.

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