Indigenous People in Costa Rica Denounce Forced Removal From Legislature

Featured image by Comunicación Sin Paredes.      by John McPhaul / Cultural Survival On August 9, 2018, the UN International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, the Costa Rican National Front of Indigenous Peoples made up of members of the Cabecare, Bribri, Teribe, Ngöbe and Ngöbe Bugle Peoples gathered at the National Assembly and issued a … Continue reading Indigenous People in Costa Rica Denounce Forced Removal From Legislature

Environmental Activists Face FBI Harassment

On Friday, September 7th, Deep Green Resistance member Max Wilbert was contacted by the FBI in regards to his political organizing. The agent, who identified himself as “Special Agent Michael” from the Seattle Field Office of the FBI, said he was calling “about something [Wilbert] wrote online” in response to “tips submitted to a public … Continue reading Environmental Activists Face FBI Harassment

Book Excerpt: Resistance Strategy Success and Failure

Featured image: Weather Underground, 1969 Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “Introduction to Strategy” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the  Planet. This book is now available for free online.      by Aric McBay The key problem with identifying successful strategies is that the context of historical resistance is different from … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Resistance Strategy Success and Failure

How Do Dams Fall? Conversations with the Colorado River

Featured image: Glen Canyon Dam on the Colorado River. © Michelle McCarron      by Will Falk / Voices for Biodiversity I need to come clean. When I joined Colorado River Ecosystem v. Colorado, the first-ever federal lawsuit to seek personhood and the rights of nature for a major ecosystem, my intentions were not completely sincere. The … Continue reading How Do Dams Fall? Conversations with the Colorado River

Corporate Agent PicRights Sends “Cease-and-Desist” Letter to Creators of Nissan Leaf Electric Car Greenwashing Exposé

     by Deep Green Resistance Eugene In March 2014, a volunteer for Deep Green Resistance created a photo collage titled “Greenwashing & False Solutions.” The image showed an array of solar panels, a landscape dotted with wind turbines, and a Nissan Leaf electric car on a showroom floor, and was made using photographs found … Continue reading Corporate Agent PicRights Sends “Cease-and-Desist” Letter to Creators of Nissan Leaf Electric Car Greenwashing Exposé

Book Excerpt: Grand Strategy

Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “Introduction to Strategy” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the  Planet. This book is now available for free online.      by Aric McBay There’s one nagging thought that always returns to me when I’m studying WWII resistance strategy: resisters in Occupied Europe were brave, even … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Grand Strategy

Historic Indigenous Legal Victory Against Gold Mining in the Amazon

Featured image:  The community of Sinangoe gathered in front of the courtroom in Lumbaqui (Succumbíos) on July 27th 2018.      by Nicolas Mainville, Amazon Frontlines / Intercontinental Cry In a lawsuit that will inspire and galvanize many other indigenous communities across the Amazon for years to come, the Kofan of Sinangoe have won a trial … Continue reading Historic Indigenous Legal Victory Against Gold Mining in the Amazon

Stunning Victory for Indigenous Nations as Canada Halts Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion

Featured image: Pipeline intended to cross Jasper National Park in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Robert McGouey / Getty Images      by Lorraine Chow / Ecowatch A Canadian court “quashed” approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion on Thursday, a major setback for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, whose government agreed to purchase the controversial project from Kinder Morgan for $4.5 billion Canadian … Continue reading Stunning Victory for Indigenous Nations as Canada Halts Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion

Digital Security Low Hanging Fruit

Editor’s note: republished under a Creative Commons License, this article is “A handful of digital security things that that most of us should do almost all of the time,” in the words of the author. We offer it here as a resource for activists who wish to communicate securely, to protect their groups and allies against digital infiltration or … Continue reading Digital Security Low Hanging Fruit

What Happened to Bill McKibben?

     by Suzanna Jones / Counterpunch Walden, Vermont–In his 2008 book Deep Economy, Bill McKibben concludes that economic growth is the source of the ecological crises we face today.  He explains that when the economy grows larger than necessary to meet our basic needs – when it grows for the sake of growth, automatically striving for … Continue reading What Happened to Bill McKibben?

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