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Is the School System Redeemable? No.

     by Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance Last night, I dreamt that I was trapped in a box. I was in high school again, sitting at an antique desk with a wraparound writing surface (right-handed of course, for a left-handed child) and I was more bored than any person should ever be. As … Continue reading Is the School System Redeemable? No.

Time to Escalate? First-Ever Rights of Nature Lawsuit Dismissed

Featured image by Michelle McCarron     by Will Falk / Deep Green Resistance Southwest Coalition Our first-in-the-nation lawsuit seeking personhood for the Colorado River was dismissed. After the Colorado Attorney General filed a motion to dismiss and threatened sanctions against attorney Jason Flores-Williams for the unforgivable act of requesting rights for nature, Flores-Williams withdrew our case. When I agreed … Continue reading Time to Escalate? First-Ever Rights of Nature Lawsuit Dismissed

Help fund DGR’s grassroots resistance in 2018!

Deep Green Resistance is a grassroots, radical organization founded in 2011 that is dedicated to liberation of the living planet from the empire of the dominant culture. We are committed feminists, anti-racists, and community organizers. Our group is dedicated to hard work, no compromises, and revolutionary ideals. We work to inspire and nurture our movements … Continue reading Help fund DGR’s grassroots resistance in 2018!

Rights of Nature Action in Response to Attorney General’s Threat of Sanctions

Editor’s note: The first Rights of Nature lawsuit in the United States, Colorado River v. Colorado, was filed September 25, 2017, in Denver, Colorado.  The full text of the complaint can be found here.      by Deep Green Resistance Southwest Coalition Denver, CO – The Colorado Attorney General has threatened the attorney who filed the first federal … Continue reading Rights of Nature Action in Response to Attorney General’s Threat of Sanctions

Colorado Attorney General Threatens Sanctions for Rights of Nature Lawsuit

IN AN ATTEMPT TO INTIMIDATE US AND SILENCE THE RIGHTS OF NATURE MOVEMENT, THE COLORADO ATTORNEY GENERAL HAS THREATENED SANCTIONS AGAINST OUT LAWSUIT, COLORADO RIVER V. COLORADO. Editor’s note: The first Rights of Nature lawsuit in the United States, Colorado River v. Colorado, was filed September 25, 2017, in Denver, Colorado.  The full text of … Continue reading Colorado Attorney General Threatens Sanctions for Rights of Nature Lawsuit

Colorado River Dispatch #7: No Longer Innocent

Editor’s note: This is the latest installment from Will Falk as he follows the Colorado River from headwaters to delta, before heading to court to argue for the Colorado River to be recognized as having inherent rights. More details on the lawsuit are here. The index of dispatches is here.      by Will Falk / Deep Green Resistance Southwest … Continue reading Colorado River Dispatch #7: No Longer Innocent

Out of the Ashes: An interview with Judith Herman

Violence and Its Aftermath      by Derrick Jensen A different version of this interview appeared in A Language Older Than Words Derrick Jensen: What is the relationship between atrocity and silence? Judith Herman: Atrocities are actions so horrifying they go beyond words. For people who witness or experience atrocities, there is a kind of silencing that … Continue reading Out of the Ashes: An interview with Judith Herman

You Can’t Kill a Planet and Live on It, Too

Let’s expose the structure of violence that keeps the world economy running       by  Derrick Jensen and Frank Joseph Smecker / Truthout   With an entire planet being slaughtered before our eyes, it’s terrifying to watch the very culture responsible for this – the culture of industrial civilization, fueled by a finite source of … Continue reading You Can’t Kill a Planet and Live on It, Too

Colorado River Dispatch #5: A River’s Ghost

Featured image by Michelle McCarron Editor’s note: This is the latest installment from Will Falk as he follows the Colorado River from headwaters to delta, before heading to court to argue for the Colorado River to be recognized as having inherent rights. More details on the lawsuit are here. The index of dispatches is here.      by Will … Continue reading Colorado River Dispatch #5: A River’s Ghost

Reviving Ophelia

by MaryLou Singleton / Deep Green Resistance I’m re-reading Reviving Ophelia and wish everyone else would do the same. It’s breaking my heart, reading how not that long ago psychologists thought destroying gender stereotypes was the best way to help girls survive adolescence. Now people celebrate giving girls testosterone and double mastectomies. And as if … Continue reading Reviving Ophelia