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New Park City Witness: How Do We Tell the Whole Truth? 

     by Will Falk / Deep Green Resistance In Park City, the task is clear: Stop climate change, or the snow stops. Snowpack is the region’s freshwater supply and water is life. So, stop climate change or the community will lose life. This is not news to most Parkites. And, thankfully, many Parkites have … Continue reading New Park City Witness: How Do We Tell the Whole Truth? 

Book Excerpt: Part 1: Resistance—The Problem

Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “The Problem” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the Planet.  This book is now available for free online.     by Lierre Keith / Deep Green Resistance Most people, or at least most people with a beating heart, have already done the math, added … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Part 1: Resistance—The Problem

Oppression and Subordination

Oppression is not an attitude, it’s about systems of power. by Lierre Keith / Deep Green Resistance. At this moment, the liberal basis of most progressive movements is impeding our ability, individually and collectively, to take action. The individualism of liberalism, and of American society generally, renders too many of us unable to think clearly about … Continue reading Oppression and Subordination

Interview with DAPL Eco-Saboteurs Ruby Montoya and Jessica Reznicek

Jennifer Murnan and Max Wilbert of Deep Green Resistance interviewed Ruby Montoya and Jessica Reznicek following their press release claiming responsibility for multiple incidents of sabotage of the Dakota Access Pipeline and construction equipment. Listen to the audio, or read the transcript: Jennifer: First, thank you so much, Jessica and Ruby, for having this conversation … Continue reading Interview with DAPL Eco-Saboteurs Ruby Montoya and Jessica Reznicek

Federal Regulators Favor S. Oregon Gas Pipeline vs. Democracy

A massive LNG pipeline and export terminal is proposed for southern Oregon. Deep Green Resistance opposes this project and stands in solidarity with the indigenous communities, local people, workers, environmental groups, and the natural world who do so as well. From a local DGR ally and friend: “On Thursday June 29, I attended FERC’s scoping … Continue reading Federal Regulators Favor S. Oregon Gas Pipeline vs. Democracy

Fight Back: An Ecopsychological Understanding of Depression

One human language is much too small to convey the ever unfolding meanings at play in the world.      by Will Falk / Deep Green Resistance I am an environmental activist. I have depression. To be an activist with depression places me squarely in an irreconcilable dilemma: The destruction of the natural world creates … Continue reading Fight Back: An Ecopsychological Understanding of Depression

Food Culture

by Lierre Keith / Deep Green Resistance. The food culture across the environmental movement is ideologically attached to a plant-based diet. That attachment is seriously obstructing our ability to name the problem and start working on the obvious solutions. Transition Town originator Rob Hopkins writes, “Reducing the amount of livestock will also be inevitable, as … Continue reading Food Culture

Pinyon-Juniper Forests, Pine Nuts, and True Sustainability

   by Will Falk / Deep Green Resistance A windmill blade knocks the head off a Cooper’s hawk interrupting the late afternoon peace in Spring Valley, just outside Ely, Nevada. The blade tosses the hawk’s body onto yellow gravel the power company spread, over living soil, in circles around their windmills. The ever-present Great Basin … Continue reading Pinyon-Juniper Forests, Pine Nuts, and True Sustainability

Sustainability is Destroying the Earth: The Green Economy vs. The Planet

by Kim Hill, Deep Green Resistance Australia Don’t talk to me about sustainability. You want to question my lifestyle, my impact, my ecological footprint? There is a monster standing over us, with a footprint so large it can trample a whole planet underfoot, without noticing or caring. This monster is Industrial Civilization. I refuse to … Continue reading Sustainability is Destroying the Earth: The Green Economy vs. The Planet

Derrick Jensen: Forget Shorter Showers

Would any sane person think dumpster diving would have stopped Hitler, or that composting would have ended slavery or brought about the eight-hour workday, or that chopping wood and carrying water would have gotten people out of Tsarist prisons, or that dancing naked around a fire would have helped put in place the Voting Rights Act of 1957 or the Civil Rights Act of 1964? Then why now, with all the world at stake, do so many people retreat into these entirely personal “solutions”? ... Continue reading →