People & Groups Archives: Activists

[Green Flame] Industrial Solar is Destroying the Mojave Desert

REMINDER: This Sunday, November 22nd, join us for a live streaming event—Drawing the Line: Stopping the Murder of the Planet—featuring Derrick Jensen, Lierre Keith, Chris Hedges, and grassroots activists from around the world. The event will begin at 1pm Pacific (2100 UTC) and will be live streamed at https://givebutter.com/deepgreen. For this episode, we speak with Laura … Continue reading [Green Flame] Industrial Solar is Destroying the Mojave Desert

18 Leadership Tips

This article examines a few things we all can do to enhance our leadership skills. By Max Wilbert A friend of mine defines leadership as taking responsibility not just for yourself, but for a larger group or community. As she explains it, a leader tries to ensure things go well. In general, activists are not … Continue reading 18 Leadership Tips

SUNDAY: Live Event with Derrick Jensen, Lierre Keith, and Chris Hedges

REMINDER: This Sunday, November 22nd, join us for a live streaming event—Drawing the Line: Stopping the Murder of the Planet—featuring Derrick Jensen, Lierre Keith, Chris Hedges, and grassroots activists from around the world. The event will begin at 1pm Pacific (2100 UTC) and will be live streamed at https://givebutter.com/deepgreen. Event Schedule This Sunday, we ask: where … Continue reading SUNDAY: Live Event with Derrick Jensen, Lierre Keith, and Chris Hedges

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?

Fuck Veteran’s Day: A Vet’s Lament

U.S. Marine Corps veteran Vince Emanuele offers the reader a systemic analysis of the culture of war, it’s purpose, and the destruction it leaves behind. by Vince Emanuele / Counterpunch “They wrote in the old days that it is sweet and fitting to die for one’s country. But in modern war, there is nothing sweet … Continue reading Fuck Veteran’s Day: A Vet’s Lament

Historical Lessons of Successful Conservation Movements

In this piece, originally published in Counterpunch, George Wuerthner examines previous successful conservation movements, and describes what we can learn from them. We do not want those whose first impulse is to compromise. We want no straddlers, for, in the past, they have surrendered too much good wilderness and primeval areas which should never have … Continue reading Historical Lessons of Successful Conservation Movements

What Comes After Industrial Civilization?

Industrial civilization is killing the planet, and it’s not good for human beings either. But how can we live without it? We are dependent and addicted. In this episode of The Green Flame, we ask what comes after industrial civilization and speak with Michel Jacobi, is an ecologist working in western Ukraine to preserve pastoral … Continue reading What Comes After Industrial Civilization?

Fairy Creek Old-Growth Blockade Enters Fourth Month

Fairy Creek Blockade: defending old growth forests on unceded Pacheedaht territory by Reuben Garbanzo, on Lekwungen territory Joshua Wright, is a seventeen year old film-maker from Olympia, Washington with an irrepressible passion for protecting the last remaining old-growth temperate rainforests; and has handy access to a state-of-the-art digital mapping program that allows him to track … Continue reading Fairy Creek Old-Growth Blockade Enters Fourth Month

It’s Not “Revenge Porn” or Deepfakes — It’s Digital Rape

In this piece, Max talks about revenge porn and deepfakes as a new form of pornography. Pornography has always been a tool for the subjugation of women by patriarchy. The article further relates subjugation of women to the subjugation of the natural world. By Max Wilbert Our culture is a culture of violation, a culture … Continue reading It’s Not “Revenge Porn” or Deepfakes — It’s Digital Rape

[The Ohio River Speaks] The Veil Of Unreality

The Ohio River is the most polluted river in the United States. In this series of essays entitled ‘The Ohio River Speaks,‘ Will Falk travels the length of the river and tells her story. Find the rest of Will’s journey with the Ohio River here. By Will Falk / The Ohio River Speaks One of the … Continue reading [The Ohio River Speaks] The Veil Of Unreality