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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

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

12 Billion Tons of Greenland Ice Melts in 24 Hours | July 2019 Hottest Month Ever

By  Max Wilbert / Image by Pierre Markuse, CC BY 2.0, shows 2019 melt ponds across the surface of the Greenland Ice Sheet) Official temperature records for July 2019 show that it was the hottest July and hottest single month ever recorded globally, at 1.2°C hotter than the pre-industrial average. This comes after a June … Continue reading 12 Billion Tons of Greenland Ice Melts in 24 Hours | July 2019 Hottest Month Ever

Patriarchy is an Environmental Issue

Editors Note: This essay by Deep Green Resistance co-founder Lierre Keith was originally published on the DGR News Service in August 2015 under the title, “The Girls and the Grasses.” We think it an exceptional piece, and would like to share it again. [Photo by Max Wilbert, CC BY-NC-SA 4.0.] by Lierre  Keith Captured in … Continue reading Patriarchy is an Environmental Issue

Morality, Collapse, and Revolution

In this series of videos, DGR cadre Will Falk and Max Wilbert discuss the moral issues surrounding the Deep Green Resistance strategy, which calls for dismantling the global industrial economy by any means necessary, as rapidly as possible. This strategy is known as Decisive Ecological Warfare, or DEW. You can learn more about DEW here: … Continue reading Morality, Collapse, and Revolution

The Firewall: Assata on This Essential Security Measure

Here at Deep Green Resistance, we are an “aboveground” organization with a firewall between us and underground action. That means that our primary work is legal (although this varies depending on national laws). Our members also take part in non-violent direct action of the sort common among aboveground movements. This is in contrast with “underground” … Continue reading The Firewall: Assata on This Essential Security Measure

Tiokasin Ghosthorse, Cheyenne River Lakota Sioux—Derrick Jensen Resistance Radio

This interview with Tiokasin Ghosthorse took place on July 14, 2019, on Derrick Jensen‘s radio show “Resistance Radio,” which is broadcast on the Progressive Radio Network. Tiokasin Ghosthorse—a member of the Cheyenne River Lakota Nation of South Dakota—is an international speaker on Peace, Indigenous and Mother Earth perspective. A survivor of the “Reign of Terror” … Continue reading Tiokasin Ghosthorse, Cheyenne River Lakota Sioux—Derrick Jensen Resistance Radio

The Definition and History of Direct Action

Editors note: this text was written as an introduction to a French-language translation of the Earth First! Direct Action Manual. It has been slightly edited for publication here. by Max Wilbert The term “direct action” was first widely used by the revolutionary union IWW, or the Industrial Workers of the World, in 1910. It refers … Continue reading The Definition and History of Direct Action

David Waltner-Toews: Ecosystem Approaches to Health—Derrick Jensen Resistance Radio—July 7, 2019

Award winning author and veterinary epidemiologist David Waltner-Toews  has published seven collections of poetry, one of which includes recipes, a collection of short stories, a murder mystery, six books of popular science, and several texts and manuals on ecosystem approaches to health. From meditations on the origins of feces to elegant terzanelles on the meaning … Continue reading David Waltner-Toews: Ecosystem Approaches to Health—Derrick Jensen Resistance Radio—July 7, 2019

Dahr Jamail: Abrupt Climate Change & The End of Ice—Derrick Jensen Resistance Radio—June 30, 2019

Dahr Jamai is an award winning journalist and author who is a full-time staff reporter for Truthout.org. His most recent book is about abrupt climate change, called The End of Ice. Browse all of our Resistance Radio interviews at https://ift.tt/2mXE10f https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3PxEi3Nh38Y&feature=youtu.be