Women’s Committee: Backbone of the Rojava Revolution (Excerpted)

Women’s Committee: Backbone of the Rojava Revolution (Excerpted)

In Rojava, power is decentralized to the point where neighbors make most decisions that affect them in a body called a “commune”. This is nothing like a “commune” in the US; it is essentially a neighborhood assembly made of 100-150 families or so, and instead of politicians deciding what norms should govern their community, they

The Communal Defense Committee: An Alternative to Police (Rojava Excerpt)

The Communal Defense Committee: An Alternative to Police (Rojava Excerpt)

In Rojava, power is decentralized to the point where neighbors make most decisions that affect them in a body called a “commune”. This is nothing like a “commune” in the US; it is essentially a neighborhood assembly made of 100-150 families or so, and instead of politicians deciding what norms should govern their community, they

Justice Beyond Courts: The Conciliation Committees (Rojava Excerpt)

Justice Beyond Courts: The Conciliation Committees (Rojava Excerpt)

In Rojava, power is decentralized to the point where neighbors make most decisions that affect them in a body called a “commune”. This is nothing like a “commune” in the US; it is essentially a neighborhood assembly made of 100-150 families or so, and instead of politicians deciding what norms should govern their community, they

Lifelong Learners: The Education Committees (Rojava Excerpt)

Lifelong Learners: The Education Committees (Rojava Excerpt)

In Rojava, power is decentralized to the point where neighbors make most decisions that affect them in a body called a “commune”. This is nothing like a “commune” in the US; it is essentially a neighborhood assembly made of 100-150 families or so, and instead of politicians deciding what norms should govern their community, they