Bertie Russell

Bertie Russell is a Research Fellow at the University of Sheffield's Urban Institute and a member of Plan C.
Brian Tokar

Brian Tokar

Brian Tokar (1955-) has been an activist, author and a leading critical voice for ecological activism since the 1970s, and is the Director of the Vermont-based Institute for Social Ecology. He has written and edited numerous books on biotechnology, food issues, and global warming.

Carlos Delclós

Carlos Delclos is a sociologist, researcher and editor for ROAR Magazine. Currently he collaborates with the Health Inequalities Research Group at Pompeu Fabra University and the Barcelona Institute of Metropolitan and Regional Studies at the Autonomous University of Barcelona.
Chaia Heller

Chaia Heller

Chaia Heller (1962-) has been a teacher of social ecology and feminist theory at the Vermont-based Institute for Social Ecology for over twenty years. Her books include Ecology of Everyday Life: Rethinking the Desire for Nature, and the forthcoming Post-Industrial Peasants.
Charles Imboden

Charles Imboden

Charles Imboden is a social ecologist and alumni of the 2010 Institute for Social Ecology summer colloquium. He is presently a student of ecology at Prescott College and resides in Tucson, Arizona, USA.
Dan Chodorkoff at the ISE

Dan Chodorkoff

Writer, Organizer
Daniel Chodorkoff is cofounder and former executive director of the Institute for Social Ecology in Vermont, USA. He is an urban anthropologist and activist with special interests in community development and utopian studies.
Daniel Vernegg

Daniel Vernegg

Activist group
Daniel Vernegg is a historan and social worker. He is active in Motmakt, a Norwgian libertarian socialist organization.

Democratic Alternative

Democratic Alternative was a communalist organization established in Norway in 1999, that soon became a Scandinavian organization in 2001. Today it has ceased to exist, but continues to live on in various intiatives in the Nordic countries.
Dilar Dirik, photo by Eirik Eiglad

Dilar Dirik

Author, Journalist
Dilar Dirik is an activist of the Kurdish Women’s Movement and a PhD candidate in the Sociology Department of the University of Cambridge. She compares the intersections of gender and institutions of power such as nationalism, capitalism, and the state in the Kurdish liberation movement.
Picture of Dimitrios I. Roussopoulos

Dimitrios I. Roussopoulos

Dimitrios I. Roussopoulos (1936-) is a political activist, writer, editor, publisher, community organizer and public speaker, living in Montreal. Since the late 1950s, he has been active in peace initiatives, ecology projects, and in the cooperative movement.
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Eleanor Finley

Activist, writer
Eleanor Finley is an organizer and a board member at the Institute for Social Ecology, Vermont. She is currently studying for her PhD in anthropology at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where her research focuses on social movements, political ecology, and energy politics in North Spain.
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Ercan Ayboğa

Journalist, Activist
Ercan Ayboğa is an activist in the Initiative to Keep Hasenkeyf Alive and TATORT Kurdistan.

Gunnar Rundgren

Gunnar Rundgren is an ecological thinker and activist with experiences from more than 100 countries. He has worked with most parts of the organic agriculture sector — from farming to policy — since 1977, starting on the pioneer organic farm, Torfolk. Rundgren has been engaged as a consultant by NGOs, governments, companies and intergovernmental organisations.
Havin Guneser from International Initiative

Havin Guneser

Journalist, Activist
Havin Guneser is an engineer, journalist, and women's rights activist. She is a spokesperson for the International Initiative "Freedom for Abdullah Öcalan—Peace in Kurdistan."

Hawzhin Azeez

Dr. Hawzhin Azeez has a Ph.D in Political Science and International Relations. She is a women's rights and refugee advocate. She is currently working on the rebuilding of Kobane through the Kobane Reconstruction Board.