We speak with Jeff Gibbs, director of the new film “Planet of the Humans” (produced by Michael Moore) about why green energy won’t save the world, the need to focus on consumption, and how the environmental movement has gotten off track. Since this interview was recorded, the film was viewed more than 8 million times … Continue reading Interview: “Planet of the Humans” Director Jeff Gibbs
This is the text of a handout being distributed at ongoing DGR solidarity and mutual aid actions. We can’t depend on the government or corporations to provide for our communities. That’s why Deep Green Resistance, in coordination with our allies is responding with community MUTUAL AID. We are building local food systems and autonomy by … Continue reading Mutual Aid, Solidarity, and Sustainability
This excerpt is from Derrick Jensen’s unpublished book “The Politics of Violation.” It is part 2 in a series. Part 1 can be found here. The piece discusses the difference between what has been called lifestyle anarchism and social anarchism. The excerpt has been edited slightly for publication here. The book is in need of … Continue reading Derrick Jensen: The Politics of Violation (Part 2)
In this piece, Salonika explains how this culture prioritizes economic gains over human and natural welfare. She describes how series of toxic accidents in India (of which the Vishakhapatnam gas leak is one example) lays testimony to this fact. In such a culture, is it possible to hold the responsible actors accountable for their actions? … Continue reading Vishakhapatnam Gas Leak: Who Do We Hold Accountable?
An upcoming episode of The Green Flame podcast will focus on answering listener questions. Do you have questions for us? Want us to break down an issue that is bothering you, or that you want clarification on? What are you wondering about Deep Green Resistance, our analysis, our work, or how to get involved? This … Continue reading Questions and Answers
In this article, originally published in Omega, Justin McAffee reflects on the environmental movement one month from the 50th celebration of Earth Day. To learn more about strategy, check out this chapter from the book “Deep Green Resistance.” Also learn about Decisive Ecological Warfare, the strategy based on Deep Green Resistance analysis. By Justin McAffee/Omega … Continue reading Does the Enviromental Movement Need A New Strategy?
This excerpt is from Derrick Jensen’s unpublished book “The Politics of Violation.” It has been edited slightly for publication here. The book is in need of a publisher. Please contact us if you wish to speak with Derrick about this. By Derrick Jensen For more than two thousand years, a war has been waged over … Continue reading Derrick Jensen: The Politics of Violation (Part 1)
Grassroots activist Suzanna Jones challenges the idea that green energy is good and rebukes the corporations and ideologically-captured organizations who promote it. By Suzanna Jones The recently released documentary Planet of the Humans takes direct aim at the major threat to the Earth. It does this by asking fundamental questions: can Nature withstand continued industrial extraction; can … Continue reading Green Technology Is Not Good For the Earth
In this excerpt from Ain’t I Woman: Black Women and Feminism, author bell hooks describes the insidious nature of racism and sexism and the links between patriarchy and white supremacy. Understanding this type of analysis is critical to understanding how oppression functions within civilization as a tool of social control. While hooks uses the term … Continue reading Racism and Feminism: The Issue Of Accountability by bell hooks
In this 1965 thesis, Lewis Mumford describes the organizational structure and functioning of industrial civilization. Mumford warns that the modern systems of technology (technics) ultimately undermine human freedom and the biological integrity of life on Earth. Authoritarian and Democratic Technics. by Lewis Mumford “DEMOCRACY” is a term now confused and sophisticated by indiscriminate use, and … Continue reading Authoritarian vs. Democratic Technology