People & Groups Archives: Activists

Vince Emanuele—Veteran, Activist, and Organizer (Resistance Radio)

In this episode of resistance radio Derrick Jensen interviews Vince Emanuele about his experiences, values and activism. Vince Emanuele is a writer, activist, and combat veteran who currently lives in Michigan City, Indiana, where he and Sergio Kochergin run a community-cultural space called P.A.R.C. – Politics Art Roots Culture. In 2006, Vince refused a third … Continue reading Vince Emanuele—Veteran, Activist, and Organizer (Resistance Radio)

Diving For Truths Submerged by the Kinzua Dam

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. Read the first, second, third, fourth and fifth part of Will’s journey. Diving For Truths Submerged by the Kinzua Dam By … Continue reading Diving For Truths Submerged by the Kinzua Dam

Railroad Construction Threatens Mayan Land

Chris Straquez describes plans for a 1500 km railway project in southern Mexico, the potential for environmental destruction, and how developers justify their genocide against indigenous people. The Mayan Train Project: Destruction of Indigenous Land By Chris Straquez The history of modern train industry started with the appearance of first steam engines, which enabled humanity … Continue reading Railroad Construction Threatens Mayan Land

Organizational Structures for Resistance Movements

Chapter 8: Organizational Structure An excerpt from the book Deep Green Resistance: Strategy to Save the Planet. There is one thing you have got to learn about our movement. Three people are better than no people. —Fannie Lou Hamer, civil rights leader Resistance organizations can be divided into aboveground (AG) and underground (UG) groups. These … Continue reading Organizational Structures for Resistance Movements

[The Ohio River Speaks] Shitting Geese, Omega-3s, and the Arithmetic of Atrocity

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. Read the first, second, third, and fourth part of Will’s journey. By Will Falk / The Ohio River Speaks Sometimes I ask … Continue reading [The Ohio River Speaks] Shitting Geese, Omega-3s, and the Arithmetic of Atrocity

Would Defunding Police Amputate Capitalism?

This piece, republished from Counterpunch, explores the current uprising against police brutality in the context of the struggle against capitalism and asks: what are the most effective forms of struggle going forward? Join the conversation in the comments section. Amputating Capitalism by Vincent Emanuele / Counterpunch “We fought a military war; our opponents fought a … Continue reading Would Defunding Police Amputate Capitalism?

[The Ohio River Speaks] Peace: A Song the Ohio River Sings

In this writing, taken from ‘The Ohio River Speaks‘, Will Falk describes the communication, the journey and the relationship shared.  Through documenting the journey with the Ohio River Will seeks to strengthens others fighting to protect what is left of the natural world. Read the first and second part of Will’s journey. Peace: A Song … Continue reading [The Ohio River Speaks] Peace: A Song the Ohio River Sings

Is Casteism Dead in Nepal?

Caste-based discrimination and violence has been prevalent in Nepalese society for a long time. Although both have been made illegal, Salonika explains why incidents occur, highlighting the harmful system that maintains the violence.  Is Casteism dead in Nepal? By Salonika May 23, 2020 marks the nine-year anniversary of the day when the parliament passed a … Continue reading Is Casteism Dead in Nepal?

How Sexual Violence Is Normalized in the Courts

Male violence against women is one of the most serious problems in the world. The numbers are staggering. Every year in the US, more than 230,000 sexual assaults are committed. At least 1 out of 6 American women have suffered rape or attempted rape, and 1 out of 3 women worldwide. Native American women are … Continue reading How Sexual Violence Is Normalized in the Courts

[The Ohio River Speaks] Can a River Save Your Life?

In this writing, taken from ‘The Ohio River Speaks‘, Will Falk describes the urgency in which he seeks to protect the natural world. Through documenting the journey with the Ohio River he strengthens others fighting to protect what is left of the natural world. Read the first part of the journey here. By Will Falk/The … Continue reading [The Ohio River Speaks] Can a River Save Your Life?