People & Groups Archives: Activists

Submissions to the DGR News Service

As an independent website, DGR News Service covers a wide range of contemporary issues from a variety of left and ecological perspectives, with a special emphasis on ecology, feminism, anti-racism, indigenous issues, revolutionary strategy, imperialism, and civilization. We have a major emphasis on resistance, so please attempt to tie all submissions to that central theme. … Continue reading Submissions to the DGR News Service

Are Humans Inherently Destructive?

By Max Wilbert / Featured Image: San People in southern Africa making friction fire. Photo by Isewell, used under the CC BY-SA 2.5 license. Are humans inherently destructive? Are we, as a species, some sort of  cancer on the planet? Are we “destined” to destroy the planet because we are “too smart” and  “too successful”? … Continue reading Are Humans Inherently Destructive?

Strategy for a Burning World: Decisive Ecological Warfare

This episode of The Green Flame podcast looks at Decisive Ecological Warfare, the only revolutionary environmental strategy designed to dismantle the global industrial economy by any means necessary. Our show features a conversation with movement lawyer and poet Will Falk, and Deep Green Resistance co-author and philosopher Derrick Jensen. The conversation covers ecological collapse, resistance, … Continue reading Strategy for a Burning World: Decisive Ecological Warfare

Ruin of the American West: An Interview with Chris Ketcham

Featured Image: thousands of acres of Pinyon-Juniper forest bulldozed by the BLM in Nevada / by Max Wilbert / CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 Christopher Ketcham is a freelance writer for Harper’s, The New Republic, Vice, and many others. This video is an interview between him and Deep Green Resistance co-founder and author Derrick Jensen.  They discuss … Continue reading Ruin of the American West: An Interview with Chris Ketcham

War on the Amazon Rainforest

By Max Wilbert The Amazon Rainforest is on fire. But the fire is merely a symptom of deeper problems, not root cause. Therefore, simply putting out the fires does not solve the problem.  To protect the Amazon rainforest, we need a deeper understanding of threats to it. For this, we turn to the indigenous people, … Continue reading War on the Amazon Rainforest

Call for Resources: Underground Action Calendar

By S.O. Dear readers, I am one of the researchers on the Underground Action Calendar. I really love it. I can’t help but smile when I read of efforts to try to destroy parts of the infrastructure of civilization. Around the world individuals are burning, bombing, dismantling and sabotaging telephone towers, electrical stations, pipelines, mines, … Continue reading Call for Resources: Underground Action Calendar

Liberal vs. Radical — Lierre Keith — Full Presentation

This is an excerpt from a Deep Green Resistance training. In this presentation, DGR co-founder Lierre Keith compares liberalism with radicalism. Which one describes you? This re-upload combines the previous videos that were split into three parts. Excerpt from the book, “Deep Green Resistance,” chapter 3. Can it be done? Can industrial civilization be stopped? … Continue reading Liberal vs. Radical — Lierre Keith — Full Presentation

From Radical to Mainstream

By Max Wilbert / Image by Max Wilbert We are used to being labeled radicals, and sometimes, we use that term to refer to ourselves. But we are using the word very differently than most people do. The root of the word ‘radical’ comes from the latin word ‘radix’, meaning ‘root’. Radish comes from the … Continue reading From Radical to Mainstream

Resistance Profile: Movement for the Emancipation for the Niger Delta (MEND)

Editors note: this material is excerpted from a Deep Green Resistance  database called “Resistance Profiles,” which explores various movements, their strategies and tactics, and their effectiveness. Image credit: public domain. Movement for the Emancipation for the Niger Delta (MEND) Active: 2005 – 2013 Location: Nigeria Type: Underground Resistance Movement Success: Medium Goal Majority or total … Continue reading Resistance Profile: Movement for the Emancipation for the Niger Delta (MEND)

Redwoods: Only The Tallest Trees Because The Rest Have Been Logged

By Max Wilbert / Images: public domain Here is a familiar fact to many people across the United States and the world: the Redwoods of Northern California are the tallest trees in the world at nearly 400 feet. This is both true and false. It’s true because right now the redwoods are the tallest trees. … Continue reading Redwoods: Only The Tallest Trees Because The Rest Have Been Logged