People & Groups Archives: Ben Warner

What is Deep Green Resistance?

The organization Deep Green Resistance has existed for nearly a decade, since the book was released in 2011. For this piece, we look at four different answers to the question: “What is Deep Green Resistance?” Ben Warner: What is Deep Green Resistance? DGR is survival. We want to survive and we want the rest of … Continue reading What is Deep Green Resistance?

Radical Discourse: A Critical Review of “The Shock Doctrine”

This episode of The Green Flame revolves around a group discussion ofNaomi Klein‘s 2007 book The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism. We discuss the points of the book that are on point, other areas where the book fails, and how in some ways Klein’s own analysis describes how her mainstream climate movement operates. … Continue reading Radical Discourse: A Critical Review of “The Shock Doctrine”

High Speed Rail: The Insanity of Civilisation

In this writing Ben asks questions about a rail development that is destroying the natural world. He asks what it would take to stop the development  and why we are not all talking about it. Is high speed rail the pinnacle of civilisations’ insanity? By Ben Warner Probably not, unfortunately, but it is an excellent … Continue reading High Speed Rail: The Insanity of Civilisation

Pornography: Men Possessing Women

Deep Green Resistance is a radical feminist organization, because all oppression is connected. The freedom of women as a class cannot be separated from the resistance to the dominant culture as a whole. Racism is connected to patriarchy, patriarchy is woven together with the destruction of the planet, and ecocide is interlinked with class oppression. … Continue reading Pornography: Men Possessing Women

Covid-19 Exposes Underlying Problems of Western Civilization

Ben Warner relates the coronavirus pandemic to the wetiko disease, what Jack Forbes calls “a spiritual sickness with a physical vector”—the disease of colonization. By Ben Warner A virus has been infecting humanity for centuries and it threatens all life on earth. This virus of selfishness is named Wetiko by many indigenous Americans. It is … Continue reading Covid-19 Exposes Underlying Problems of Western Civilization

What Does The UK Election Mean?

by Ben Warner The result of last week’s election was both unsurprising and, oddly helpful. It demonstrated what many of us already know; that most of the electorate are ill-informed, and incapable of making even a basic, reasonable decision. We know that the media is corporately controlled and designed to protect corporate interests. We know … Continue reading What Does The UK Election Mean?

Racism in the UK

The UK has never stopped being a racist country, but the vote to leave the EU has given more confidence to many racists. Racist attacks are on the rise. Now more than ever, “white people” like me need to use our privileges to support groups like Black Lives Matter. ... Continue reading →

How we can stop the destruction of life on Earth

     by Ben Warner / Deep Green Resistance UK According to the Oxford English Dictionary the new word of the year is “post-truth.” It means “relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief.” In other words, so many people … Continue reading How we can stop the destruction of life on Earth