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What Are Your Attitudes Towards Resistance?

To effectively provide news, leadership, training, and more, we need to know more about our audience. With this goal, we are launching a survey asking our readers: how do you feel about resistance? Filling out this survey will only take a few minutes of your time, but will provide us with valuable data to inform … Continue reading What Are Your Attitudes Towards Resistance?

Deep Green Resistance People of Color Solidarity Guidelines

Developed by white Deep Green Resistance members, with guidance from the People of Color Caucus. Introduction White Supremacy is a system of power that is as active today as any time in this culture’s history. As white activists, we have been socialized into a culture of domination and often carry, practice, and reproduce racism in … Continue reading Deep Green Resistance People of Color Solidarity Guidelines

The Green Flame Podcast: “Civilization and Empire”

In this episode of The Green Flame, we interview Derrick Jensen and Lierre Keith about civilization, why a critical analysis of civilization is important, and how it can shape our revolutionary work. Radical lawyer Will Falk explains why the legal system will never save the planet. And our skill for this episode focuses on building … Continue reading The Green Flame Podcast: “Civilization and Empire”

Resistance Movement Profiles

Introduction Building a successful culture of resistance to address modern environmental and social justice crises requires that we learn what has and hasn’t worked for other groups. The Resistance Profiles below provide an introduction, with references to further resources, to different approaches of many resistance group of the past and present, with a wide range … Continue reading Resistance Movement Profiles

Geo-engineering: A wétiko experiment on the planet

By Elizabeth Robson / Art for Culture Change In the preface to Columbus and Other Cannibals, Derrick Jensen asks: “why is the dominant culture so excruciatingly, relentlessly, insanely, genocidally, ecocidally, suicidally destructive?” [1] The author of Columbus and Other Cannibals, Jack D. Forbes, goes on to answer Derrick’s question in the chapters of his remarkable … Continue reading Geo-engineering: A wétiko experiment on the planet

To Save The Planet, Apply Poison

True change can only be driven by revolutionary action and long-term radical organizing — not chemical collusion and compromise. By Max Wilbert / Earth Island Journal   Last year, I volunteered to plant native species at the Spencer Creek-Coyote Creek wetlands southwest of Eugene, Oregon. This site, owned by the McKenzie River Trust (MRT), is … Continue reading To Save The Planet, Apply Poison

Revolutionary Ecology: Forging the Environmental Movement into a Revolutionary Force

We are losing struggles to defend the planet. Every indicator of ecological health is plummeting. Governments, green technology, NGOs, and mass movements have shown themselves to be completely ineffective in even slowing the rate of destruction. In this video, Max Wilbert argues for a revolutionary ecology movement to reverse this trend by any means necessary.

Resistance News for May 2019

Resistance News May 8, 2019 by Max Wilbert Deep Green Resistance max@maxwilbert.org https://www.deepgreenresistance.org Current atmospheric CO2 level (daily high from May 6th at Mauna Loa): 414.49 PPM A free monthly newsletter providing analysis and commentary on ecology, global capitalism, empire, and revolution. For back issues, to read this issue online, or to subscribe via email … Continue reading Resistance News for May 2019

The problem with putting a price on nature

By Beth Robson / Art for Culture Change Screenshot via New York Times Magazine I love the cover of the New York Times Magazine, by Pablo Delcan, for this week’s big story, “The Problem with Putting a Price on the End of the World.” The article discusses the challenge with pricing carbon emissions properly so … Continue reading The problem with putting a price on nature

Fighting for the Rights of Southern Resident Orcas

By Will Falk and Sean Butler / Voices for Biodiversity On December 18, 2018, the Center for Biological Diversity and the Wild Fish Conservancy threatened the Trump administration with a lawsuit under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) for allowing salmon fisheries to take too many salmon, which the critically endangered Southern Resident orcas depend on for food. … Continue reading Fighting for the Rights of Southern Resident Orcas