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This War Has Two Side, Part 2

Editor’s note: This is an edited transcript of a presentation given at the 2016 Public Interest Environmental Law Conference by DGR’s Dillon Thomson and Jonah Mix on the failure of the contemporary environmental movement to meaningfully stop the destruction of the planet. Using examples from past and current resistance movements, Mix and Thomson chart a … Continue reading This War Has Two Side, Part 2

This War Has Two Sides, Part 1

Editor’s note: This is an edited transcript of a presentation given at the 2016 Public Interest Environmental Law Conference by DGR’s Dillon Thomson and Jonah Mix on the failure of the contemporary environmental movement to meaningfully stop the destruction of the planet. Using examples from past and current resistance movements, Mix and Thomson chart a … Continue reading This War Has Two Sides, Part 1

This War Has Two Sides: Shifting The Environmental Movement from Defense to Offense

Here’s a flashback from the Public Interest Environmental Law Conference in 2016. In this talk, Deep Green Resistance members Jonah Mix and Dillon Thomson speak on the failure of the contemporary environmental movement to meaningfully stop the destruction of the planet. Using examples from past and current resistance movements, Mix and Thomson chart a more … Continue reading This War Has Two Sides: Shifting The Environmental Movement from Defense to Offense

Women’s Resistance Tour stop in Los Angeles

On Sunday, November 6th, the Santa Barbara chapter of Deep Green Resistance hosted the first stop of the Women’s Resistance Tour in Los Angeles, CA.  There were approximately 25 attendees, traveling all the way from Sacramento in the north to San Diego in the south.     There were two presentations in the morning: 1. … Continue reading Women’s Resistance Tour stop in Los Angeles

DGR and Direct Action Spokane oppose Pacific Northwest coal/oil/gas trains

Dillon Thomson / Deep Green Resistance Eugene In late April, I participated in Direct Action Spokane’s first public event and a strategy meeting regarding the blocking of coal/oil/gas trains in the northwest. The public event consisted of four presentations and a Q&A session. The presenters included myself, Jackie Minchew and Mike Lapointe of the Delta … Continue reading DGR and Direct Action Spokane oppose Pacific Northwest coal/oil/gas trains

Is The Climate Movement Making Progress? Reflections on #BreakFree2016

By Dillon Thomson and Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance Eugene Also available in French: Le mouvement pour le climat progresse-t-il ? No oil trains would be coming through today. There were more than 200 people on the tracks, some physically locked in place, others suspended in the air, and most simply sitting in their … Continue reading Is The Climate Movement Making Progress? Reflections on #BreakFree2016

PIELC 2016: This War Has Two Sides

Deep Green Resistance members Jonah Mix and Dillon Thomson speak on the failure of the contemporary environmental movement to meaningfully stop the destruction of the planet. Using examples from past and current resistance movements, Mix and Thomson chart a more serious, strategic path forward that takes into account the urgency and direness of the ecological … Continue reading PIELC 2016: This War Has Two Sides

DGR Activists Interrogated at US-Canada Border

Members of Deep Green Resistance denied entry to Canada on the way to a Chris Hedges’ lecture By Adam Federman / Earth Island Journal Three members of the radical environmental organization Deep Green Resistance and two other individuals were detained for more than seven hours at the Peace Arch border crossing between Washington State and … Continue reading DGR Activists Interrogated at US-Canada Border

DGR Members Speaking at Eugene Environmental Conference

At least 6 members of Deep Green Resistance will be speaking at the Public Interest Environmental Law Conference (PIELC) in Eugene, Oregon this weekend, between March 7th and 8th. The PIELC Conference is widely known as an environmental conference that presents a wide range of radical views on environmental topics, and includes many grassroots activists … Continue reading DGR Members Speaking at Eugene Environmental Conference

Report Back from West Coast Speaking Tour and Unis’tot’en Action Camp

View a video recording of one of the stops on this tour: A SPECIAL THANKS! to all who helped put this report back together, and an EXTRA SPECIAL THANKS! to all the wonderful people who helped us along the way with donations, roofs, and well-wishes. We couldn’t do this without your support! The frontline of … Continue reading Report Back from West Coast Speaking Tour and Unis’tot’en Action Camp