Alexander Kolokotronis

Alexander Kolokotronis is a PhD student in political science at Yale University. He is the founder of Student Organization for Democratic Alternatives, and formerly the Student Coordinator of NYC Network of Worker Cooperatives and Worker Cooperative Development Assistant at Make the Road New York.

Chicago Teacher's Strike 2019

Municipalist Syndicalism: From the Workplace to the Community

Municipalist syndicalism broadly means democratizing unions as a means to democratizing local and regional public power. This is done through advancing an anti-racist dual power agenda for the labor movement by building and acting with communities of color on issues beyond the job.

July 9, 2020

Participatory budgeting

Participatory Budgeting: When Government Really is by the People

In terms of broader systems change, participatory budgeting, when adopted, marks a real change in the way that folks do business, a real change in the way that government operates. For me, and for many folks, this is a beginning of a larger participatory democratic wave…

March 29, 2019

Municipalist Syndicalism: Organizing the New Working Class

Incipient anti-fascist coalitions hold the potential to call a new politics into existence in the United States. Socialist municipalism could be a means for both resisting the far right as well as articulating a libertarian socialist alternative. While there is much to critique in Bookchin — even from a municipalist angle — the basic guiding principles hold.

September 27, 2017


Is America Ready for a Municipalist Movement?

The mass protests across the United States in response to Donald Trump’s presidential election victory constitute a palpable and growing potential for the formation and constructive utilization of various anti-fascist fronts and coalitions.

November 29, 2016

Building Alternative Institutions in Greece

A key organization within the solidarity economy movement is Solidarity for All. Solidarity for All is an organization that offers technical support, capacity building, and network-scaling for the various grassroots initiatives around Greece.

March 16, 2016

Worker Cooperatives – An Alternative for Youth

Worker cooperatives are rising, and youth are increasingly becoming a part of their success.

May 26, 2015

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