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Time is Short: Nonviolence Can Work, But Not for Us

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared on the Deep Green Resistance News Service on April 17, 2013.  We are republishing the entire Time is Short series, and invite your comments. By now we should all be familiar with what’s at stake. The horrific statistics—200 species driven extinct daily, every child born with hundreds of toxic … Continue reading Time is Short: Nonviolence Can Work, But Not for Us

An Open Letter to Fellow Environmentalists

By Alex Budd The earth isn’t dying; it is being killed. And “clean energy” will only make things worse. I should probably begin by introducing myself; my name is Alex, and I’m a recovering renewable energy advocate. For years, I was a victim of desperation and hope; I petitioned and parlayed, chanted and canvassed; I … Continue reading An Open Letter to Fellow Environmentalists

Time is Short: Stop the Flows, Stop the Machine

By Alex Rose / Deep Green Resistance Redwood Coast Industrial civilization is killing the planet. It is, by its very nature, entirely dependent upon tearing & rending apart the fabric of the living world for the raw materials which sustain industrial society. As civilization fells ever more forests, blows apart ever more mountains, dams ever … Continue reading Time is Short: Stop the Flows, Stop the Machine

Time is Short: Stop the Flows, Stop the Machine

Industrial civilization is killing the planet. It is, by its very nature, entirely dependent upon tearing & rending apart the fabric of the living world for the raw materials which sustain industrial society. As civilization fells ever more forests, blows apart ever more mountains, dams ever more rivers, vacuums ever more fisheries, drains ever more … Continue reading Time is Short: Stop the Flows, Stop the Machine

Time is Short: Militant Mining Resistance

Mining is one of the most viscerally destructive and horrific ways in which the dominant culture—industrial civilization—enacts its violence on the living world. As entirely and unequivocally destructive as this society is, few other industrial activities are as horrifically confronting as mining. Whole landscapes are cleared of life as communities—most often indigenous or poor—are forced … Continue reading Time is Short: Militant Mining Resistance

Time is Short: Nonviolence Can Work, But Not for Us

By now we should all be familiar with what’s at stake. The horrific statistics—200 species driven extinct daily, every child born with hundreds of toxic chemicals already in their bodies, every living system on the planet in decline—haunt us as we go about our work in a world that refuses to hear, listen, or act … Continue reading Time is Short: Nonviolence Can Work, But Not for Us

Time is Short: The Bolt Weevils and the Simplicity of Sabotage

Resistance against exploitation is nothing new. History is full of examples of people—perfectly ordinary people—fighting back against injustice, exploitation, and the destruction of their lands and communities. They move through whatever channels for action are open to them, but often, left with no legal or political power, they turn to militant means to defend themselves. … Continue reading Time is Short: The Bolt Weevils and the Simplicity of Sabotage

Time is Short: Misdirection & Target Selection, Part 1

By Alex Rose / Deep Green Resistance Colorado We’re up against a lot. With hundreds of species going extinct every day, with the oceans being vacuumed of life, with the last vestiges of wild forests being felled or burned and the heart of the planet being torn up to poison the air, civilization is driving … Continue reading Time is Short: Misdirection & Target Selection, Part 1

Alex Rose: Love is a Verb

By Alex Rose / Deep Green Resistance Cascadia We won’t fight for what we don’t know. We won’t die for what we don’t love. Members of normal communities, living communities, love their community. They love their neighbors. They love their sisters and brothers. They are willing to fight for their community. They are willing to … Continue reading Alex Rose: Love is a Verb

Support DGR Blockaders Arrested in White Clay

Breaking News: “For over 100 years the women of the Oglala Lakota nation have been dealing with an attack on the mind body and spirit of their relatives. We have been silenced through chemical warfare waged by the corporations who are out to exploit and make a profit off of the suffering and misery of … Continue reading Support DGR Blockaders Arrested in White Clay