Archive | Health RSS feed for this section

Susan Hyatt & Michael Carter: Restoring Sanity, Part 3: Medicating

By Susan Hyatt and Michael Carter, DGR Southwest Coalition This article is the third part of a series on mental health. You can read the first piece: “An Inhuman System” and the second: “Mental Illness as a Social Construct”. What was my drink My delicious addiction That led to my oppression? My drug of choice […]

Continue Reading

Kim Hill: It Is Up to Us to Act

By Kim Hill / Deep Green Resistance Australia Life itself has been stolen from us. Genes, the very basis of life, no longer belong to the living beings who embody them, but to institutions that convert life into profit. Our basic needs, of food and water, no longer come from the land where we live, […]

Continue Reading

Ben Barker: The Gods of a Radical

By Ben Barker / Deep Green Resistance Wisconsin Without gods or masters, how do we live?  Who do we live for? One of my earliest acts of rebellion was leaving behind the religion of my parents. There was no legitimate authority in my eyes; neither natural nor supernatural. Religion seemed an obvious enemy: clearly corrupt, […]

Continue Reading

Susan Hyatt & Michael Carter: Restoring Sanity, Part 1: An Inhuman System

By Susan Hyatt and Michael Carter / DGR Southwest Coalition This article is the first part of a series on mental health. You can read part two: “Mental Illness As a Social Construct” and part three: “Medicating”. The environmental crisis consists of the deterioration and outright destruction of micro and macro ecosystems worldwide, entailing the […]

Continue Reading

After four month blockade, Argentine activists win construction stoppage at Monsanto plant

By Inter Press Service Residents of a town in Argentina have won the first victory in their fight against biotech giant Monsanto, but they are still at battle stations, aware that winning the war is still a long way off. For four months, activists in Malvinas Argentinas, a town in the central province of Cordoba, […]

Continue Reading

Rachel Ivey: The Reality of Roe

By Rachel Ivey / Deep Green Resistance Eugene Yesterday was the 41st anniversary of the Supreme Court decision that made it illegal for federal and state governments to make blanket, outright bans on abortion. For those who fight for women’s ability to exercise full autonomy and human rights, January 22nd is treated as a day […]

Continue Reading

Coal-processing chemicals spill into West Virginia river, polluting drinking water for 200,000 people

By Ashley Southall and Timothy Williams / New York Times Nearly 200,000 people in Charleston, W.Va., and nine surrounding counties were without drinking water on Friday after a chemical spill contaminated supplies, the West Virginia governor’s office said. Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin said early Friday in a statement that the federal government had approved a […]

Continue Reading

Mobile Anarchist School provides mutual aid in response to hurricane in the Philippines

The following account comes to us from DGR allies based in the Philippines, who recently packed up supplies and traveled to the regions of their country hardest hit by Typhoon Haiyan (called Typhoon Yolanda in the Philippines) to provide disaster relief and embody the spirit of mutual aid. You can learn more about their resistance […]

Continue Reading

New study: More than 2 million people killed by air pollution each year

By Institute of Physics Over two million deaths occur each year as a direct result of human-caused outdoor air pollution, a new study has found. In addition, while it has been suggested that a changing climate can exacerbate the effects of air pollution and increase death rates, the study shows that this has a minimal […]

Continue Reading

More than one in three women will suffer physical or sexual violence

By Sarah Boseley / The Guardian More than a third of all women worldwide – 35.6% – will experience physical or sexual violence in their lifetime, usually from a male partner, according to the first comprehensive study of its kind from the World Health Organisation (WHO). The report reveals the shocking extent of attacks on […]

Continue Reading