What is Deep Green Resistance?

The organization Deep Green Resistance has existed for nearly a decade, since the book was released in 2011. For this piece, we look at four different answers to the question: “What is Deep Green Resistance?” Ben Warner: What is Deep Green Resistance? DGR is survival. We want to survive and we want the rest of … Continue reading What is Deep Green Resistance?

High Speed Rail: The Insanity of Civilisation

In this writing Ben asks questions about a rail development that is destroying the natural world. He asks what it would take to stop the development  and why we are not all talking about it. Is high speed rail the pinnacle of civilisations’ insanity? By Ben Warner Probably not, unfortunately, but it is an excellent … Continue reading High Speed Rail: The Insanity of Civilisation

Covid-19 Exposes Underlying Problems of Western Civilization

Ben Warner relates the coronavirus pandemic to the wetiko disease, what Jack Forbes calls “a spiritual sickness with a physical vector”—the disease of colonization. By Ben Warner A virus has been infecting humanity for centuries and it threatens all life on earth. This virus of selfishness is named Wetiko by many indigenous Americans. It is … Continue reading Covid-19 Exposes Underlying Problems of Western Civilization

What Does The UK Election Mean?

by Ben Warner The result of last week’s election was both unsurprising and, oddly helpful. It demonstrated what many of us already know; that most of the electorate are ill-informed, and incapable of making even a basic, reasonable decision. We know that the media is corporately controlled and designed to protect corporate interests. We know … Continue reading What Does The UK Election Mean?

Racism in the UK

The UK has never stopped being a racist country, but the vote to leave the EU has given more confidence to many racists. Racist attacks are on the rise. Now more than ever, “white people” like me need to use our privileges to support groups like Black Lives Matter. ... Continue reading →

How we can stop the destruction of life on Earth

     by Ben Warner / Deep Green Resistance UK According to the Oxford English Dictionary the new word of the year is “post-truth.” It means “relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief.” In other words, so many people … Continue reading How we can stop the destruction of life on Earth

Green Flame: Poetry Celebration

In this final Green Flame episode of 2020, we listen to a discussion between Jennifer Murnan and Trinity La Fey about the love and support of women, resistance, writing, reminders of beauty, performance and people. We are blessed with Trinity’s performances of poetry. Their discussion is woven into a chorus of other poets. With a … Continue reading Green Flame: Poetry Celebration

Hickenlooper: Keeping Mine Open Has ‘Nothing To Do With Climate Change’

In a recent interview with Colorado Public Radio, Governor Hickenlooper clumsily tap-danced around the issue of how his supposed concern with climate change might be consistent with his advocating for keeping open a coal mine in Colorado. Here’s something Deep Green Resistance saw once again about governance, in the aftermath of the Castle Rock Prairie Dog … Continue reading Hickenlooper: Keeping Mine Open Has ‘Nothing To Do With Climate Change’