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Book Excerpt: Learning from Nonviolent 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 It’s also worth looking at the principles that guide strategic nonviolence. Effective nonviolent organizing is not a pacifist attempt to convince the … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Learning from Nonviolent Strategy

Book Excerpt: Devising 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 Despite the limitations created by their smaller numbers, resistance movements do have real strategic choices, from the loftiest overarching strategy to the … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Devising Strategy

Book Excerpt: Principles of War and 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 I do not wish to kill nor to be killed, but I can foresee circumstances in which both these things would be … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Principles of War and Strategy

Book Excerpt: Four Ways to Directly Confront Those in Power

Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “A Taxonomy of Action” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the  Planet.  This book is now available for free online.      by Aric McBay There are four basic ways to directly confront those in power. Three deal with land, property, or infrastructure, and one deals … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Four Ways to Directly Confront Those in Power

Book Excerpt: Acts of Commission: Indirect to Direct

Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “A Taxonomy of Action” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the  Planet.  This book is now available for free online.      by Aric McBay As we’ve made clear, acts of omission are not going to bring down civilization. Let’s talk about action with more … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Acts of Commission: Indirect to Direct

Book Excerpt: Beyond Omission: Sobibór Death Camp

Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “A Taxonomy of Action” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the  Planet.  This book is now available for free online.      by Aric McBay All acts of omission require very large numbers of people to be permanently effective on a large scale. There are … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Beyond Omission: Sobibór Death Camp

Book Excerpt: Civilization and Other Hazards

Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “Civilization and Other Hazards” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the Planet. This book is now available for free online.      by Aric McBay Cheap oil undergirds every aspect of industrial society. Without oil, industrial farms couldn’t grow food, consumer goods couldn’t be transported … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Civilization and Other Hazards

Definition of Civilization

Aric McBay Originally published at inthewake.org When some people hear that we want to “end civilization” they initially respond negatively, because of their positive associations with the word “civilization.” This piece is an attempt to clarify, define and describe what I mean by “civilization.” One dictionary definition1 reads: civilization a society in an advanced state … Continue reading Definition of Civilization

Videos recommended by Deep Green Resistance

We’ve compiled lists of videos we recommend to those learning about radical history and resistance, from presentations by DGR members to fictional films. We have two sets of lists. Enjoy! Deep Green Resistance Youtube Channel features resistance videos with Derrick Jensen, Lierre Keith, Aric McBay, and other DGR members. You’ll also find non-DGR films and … Continue reading Videos recommended by Deep Green Resistance