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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

Why voting won’t save Life ― and what to do instead

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

Lessons From the Luddites: Strategically Smash the Machine

“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