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
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?
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 →
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
By Ben Ludd On the 7th of May the UK will hold a special ceremony to help the populace decide exactly how the last remaining bits of flourishing, diverse, living communities will be torn apart and turned into dead commodities. No matter which party is elected, soils will not stop being eroded, forests will continue … Continue reading Why voting won’t save Life ― and what to do instead
“if we don’t break’em, our lives they will take’em. Our croft, our cottage, our village as wello. No freedom or laughter for those who come after, But a servant and master in a factory hell.” Seize the Day: General Ludd Essay by Ben Ludd Resistance is fertile. It strengthens. It works. It never dies. We … Continue reading Lessons From the Luddites: Strategically Smash the Machine