Abdullah Öcalan

The Political Thought of Abdullah Öcalan: Kurdistan, Women's Revolution and Democratic Confederalism

The Political Thought of Abdullah Ocalan is a collection of pamphlets which serve as an excellent introduction to democratic confederalism.

Capitalism: The Age of Unmasked Gods and Naked Kings

Capitalism: The Age of Unmasked Gods and Naked Kings

Capitalism: The Age of Unmasked Gods and Naked Kings is the second book in a Abdullah Öcalan's definitive five-volume work called Manifesto for a Democratic Civilization.

Civilization: The Age of Masked Gods and Disguised Kings

Civilization: The Age of Masked Gods and Disguised Kings is the first book in a new five-volume work called Manifesto for a Democratic Civilization.

The Sociology of Freedom: Manifesto of the Democratic Civilization, Volume III

The Sociology of Freedom is the fascinating third volume of a five-volume work titled The Manifesto of the Democratic Civilization. The general aim of the two earlier volumes was to clarify what power and capitalist modernity entailed. Here, Öcalan presents his stunningly original thesis of the democratic civilization, based on his criticism of capitalist modernity.

Building Free Life: Dialogues with Öcalan

Building Free Life: Dialogues with Öcalan

This book is a collection of essays from various scholars, examining different aspects of the theory and practice of Abdullah Öcalan's philosophy.

A nation state is not the solution but rather the problem - Abdullah Öcalan

Article by imprisoned Kurdish Workers Party (PKK) leader Abdullah Öcalan, arguing against nationalism but instead for "democratic confederalism". However we want to point out the gulf which exists between his words and the still essentially nationalist practice of the PKK in reality, discussed here, not to mention the abuse of female members in the Party, including by Ocalan himself, so we reproduce this article for reference only.