Against Efficiency: How A More Efficient Economy Hurts the Planet, Part One

Featured image: Tesla gigafactory construction near Reno, Nevada Editor’s note: This is the first part of an edited transcript of a talk given at the 2017 Public Interest Environmental Law Conference. Read the second part here. Watch the video here.      by Erin Moberg, Ph.D., and Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance Eugene In this … Continue reading Against Efficiency: How A More Efficient Economy Hurts the Planet, Part One

Wixarika Detain High-Ranking State Officials in Mexico

     by Agustin del Castillo, Milenio Jalisco / Intercontinental Cry Wixaritari communities of San Sebastián Teponahuaxtlán (Wuaut + a), have detained first and second level government officials from Jalisco State in the town of Mesa del Tirador, in protest of the lack of answers to their demands—in particular, the issue of land restitution in Huajimic, in … Continue reading Wixarika Detain High-Ranking State Officials in Mexico

Guatemalan Farmers Occupy Plantation Formerly Owned by Drug Traffickers

Featured image: Two children ride a bike through the plantation known as Las Palmeras in Guatemala. (WNV/Jeff Abbott)     by Jeff Abbott / Waging Nonviolence Guatemala’s southern coast is in a constant conflict caused by the expansion of agro-industry. Across the region, small farmers struggle to feed their families as companies buy up more and … Continue reading Guatemalan Farmers Occupy Plantation Formerly Owned by Drug Traffickers

Below Mount Shasta, a Fight Burbles over Bottled Water

Selling water to Nestlé, Crystal Geyser and others could strain aquifers.      by Jane Braxton Little / High Country News Mount Shasta reigns over Siskiyou County, a commanding presence even when cloaked in clouds. The snow on its flanks percolates into a vast underground aquifer of volcanic tunnels and bubbling springs. Steeped in legend and … Continue reading Below Mount Shasta, a Fight Burbles over Bottled Water

Cultural Survival Condemns the Killing of Maya Mam Woman Claudia Patricia Gomez Gonzalez

     by Cultural Survival Claudia Patricia Gomez Gonzalez was shot and killed by border patrol after crossing the border in Laredo, Texas on May 23, 2018. The border patrol agent who fired the shot fatally wounding Gomez Gonzalez remains on administrative leave. Claudia Patricia Gomez Gonzalez, 19 years old, was from the Maya Mam community … Continue reading Cultural Survival Condemns the Killing of Maya Mam Woman Claudia Patricia Gomez Gonzalez

Book Excerpt: Beyond Omission: Sobibór Death Camp

Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “A Taxonomy of Action” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the  Planet.  This book is now available for free online.      by Aric McBay All acts of omission require very large numbers of people to be permanently effective on a large scale. There are … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Beyond Omission: Sobibór Death Camp

Upcoming DGR Training in Southern Colorado

Join Deep Green Resistance and North Fork Valley Community Rights Advocates as we provide education and training in resistance and direct action. This training will take place in the North Fork Valley of southern Colorado from August 10-12th. More info and signup: — https://nfvcra.org/2018-deep-green-resistance-training/ — Typical subjects covered include: Grand strategy Campaign strategy Non-violent direct … Continue reading Upcoming DGR Training in Southern Colorado

The Sage Grouse Isn’t Just a Bird – It’s a Proxy for Control of Western Lands

Featured image: Male sage grouse at the Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge, Wyoming. Tom Koerner/USFWS, CC BY      by John Freemuth, Boise State University / The Conversation The Trump administration is clashing with conservation groups and others over protection for the greater sage grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus), a bird widely known for its dramatic mating displays. The … Continue reading The Sage Grouse Isn’t Just a Bird – It’s a Proxy for Control of Western Lands

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