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Run for Sacred Water

     by Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance Last week, I was invited to join a Sacred Water Run-Walk in Nevada by Chief Johnnie Bobb of the Western Shoshone National Council. Chief Bobb attended the Sacred Water, Sacred Forests gathering back in May, and we exchanged contact information. I decided to attend last minute … Continue reading Run for Sacred Water

Book Excerpt: Evaluating Strategy

Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “Introduction to Strategy” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the  Planet. This book is now available for free online.      by Aric McBay Resistance is not one-sided. For any strategy resisters can come up with, those in power will do whatever they can to disrupt … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Evaluating Strategy

Book Excerpt: John Brown and the Harper’s Ferry Raid

Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “Introduction to Strategy” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the  Planet. This book is now available for free online.      by Aric McBay This shift toward more militant defiance of slavery was all wonderful, of course. And it certainly increased the success of the Underground … Continue reading Book Excerpt: John Brown and the Harper’s Ferry Raid

Book Excerpt: Abolitionist Strategy

Featured image: Struggle for freedom in a Maryland barn. Engraving from William Still’s The Underground Rail Road Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “Introduction to Strategy” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the  Planet. This book is now available for free online.      by Aric McBay The Weather Underground was far from … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Abolitionist Strategy

Environmental Activists Face FBI Harassment

On Friday, September 7th, Deep Green Resistance member Max Wilbert was contacted by the FBI in regards to his political organizing. The agent, who identified himself as “Special Agent Michael” from the Seattle Field Office of the FBI, said he was calling “about something [Wilbert] wrote online” in response to “tips submitted to a public … Continue reading Environmental Activists Face FBI Harassment

Book Excerpt: Resistance Strategy Success and Failure

Featured image: Weather Underground, 1969 Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “Introduction to Strategy” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the  Planet. This book is now available for free online.      by Aric McBay The key problem with identifying successful strategies is that the context of historical resistance is different from … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Resistance Strategy Success and Failure

How Do Dams Fall? Conversations with the Colorado River

Featured image: Glen Canyon Dam on the Colorado River. © Michelle McCarron      by Will Falk / Voices for Biodiversity I need to come clean. When I joined Colorado River Ecosystem v. Colorado, the first-ever federal lawsuit to seek personhood and the rights of nature for a major ecosystem, my intentions were not completely sincere. The … Continue reading How Do Dams Fall? Conversations with the Colorado River

Corporate Agent PicRights Sends “Cease-and-Desist” Letter to Creators of Nissan Leaf Electric Car Greenwashing Exposé

     by Deep Green Resistance Eugene In March 2014, a volunteer for Deep Green Resistance created a photo collage titled “Greenwashing & False Solutions.” The image showed an array of solar panels, a landscape dotted with wind turbines, and a Nissan Leaf electric car on a showroom floor, and was made using photographs found … Continue reading Corporate Agent PicRights Sends “Cease-and-Desist” Letter to Creators of Nissan Leaf Electric Car Greenwashing Exposé

Book Excerpt: Grand Strategy

Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “Introduction to Strategy” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the  Planet. This book is now available for free online.      by Aric McBay There’s one nagging thought that always returns to me when I’m studying WWII resistance strategy: resisters in Occupied Europe were brave, even … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Grand Strategy

This War Has Two Side, Part 2

Editor’s note: This is an edited transcript of a presentation given at the 2016 Public Interest Environmental Law Conference by DGR’s Dillon Thomson and Jonah Mix on the failure of the contemporary environmental movement to meaningfully stop the destruction of the planet. Using examples from past and current resistance movements, Mix and Thomson chart a … Continue reading This War Has Two Side, Part 2