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Forest Defenders Hold The Barricades As The BC Government Fails To Defer Road

An ongoing blockade to protect old-growth forests in western Canada has now lasted more than a month, but blockaders hopes that a government report would help protect the Fairy Creek Valley have been dashed. Forest Defenders Hold the Barricades as the BC Government Fails to Defer Road Building and Logging into the Fairy Creek Rainforest … Continue reading Forest Defenders Hold The Barricades As The BC Government Fails To Defer Road

The Wind That Shakes The Barley: The Green Flame Podcast

This episode of The Green Flame is a group discussion of the 2006 Ken Loach film “The Wind That Shakes the Barley.” We recommend watching the film before listening to this episode to better understand the discussion. You can view the film for free on Archive.org: https://archive.org/details/TheWindThatShakesTheBarleyFULLMOVIE The title of the film “The Wind That … Continue reading The Wind That Shakes The Barley: The Green Flame Podcast

Massive Dam Threatens Spectacular Gorge Downstream of Victoria Falls

This piece was originally published in Earth Island Journal. Zambia and Zimbabwe plan to move ahead with the $4 billion Batoka Gorge Dam that would displace villagers, wildlife, and a vibrant rafting industry along the Zambezi River. by Rebecca Wilbear/Earth Island Journal More than 50 men traverse the steep, rocky gorge. They balance as many … Continue reading Massive Dam Threatens Spectacular Gorge Downstream of Victoria Falls

The People’s March For Jobs

In this piece Aimee reflects on the impact of unemployment and poverty in her community, and on the political importance of union organising and grassroots resistance. By Aimee Wild On May 1st 1981, 280 men and women left Liverpool to walk to London. My father was among them. I remember missing him badly. The People’s … Continue reading The People’s March For Jobs

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

A Dyson Sphere Will Not Stop Collapse

This is the second in a series of articles reflecting on a recent study which predicts collapse of industrial society within a few decades. In the first essay, Max Wilbert discusses how in the long-run, collapse will benefit both humans and nature alike. This second essay in the series explores a “solution” proposed by the … Continue reading A Dyson Sphere Will Not Stop Collapse

An Hour For Others: How Can You Support Action From Afar?

In this video clip Derrick Jensen talks about how to support direct action, both through loyalty and physical, material support. Derrick lists many ways people can support others on the front line, using examples such as supporting indigenous people opposing oil pipelines and the importance of using your skill set from accounting and writing to … Continue reading An Hour For Others: How Can You Support Action From Afar?

[The Ohio River Speaks] When History Becomes Hallucination

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, fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth and ninth part of Will’s journey. On the Tidioute Bridge, where forests … Continue reading [The Ohio River Speaks] When History Becomes Hallucination