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
Featured image: Men’s rights activists, known for their strong defense of women’s autonomy and freedom, at a pro-prostitution rally. By Jonah Mix / Gender Detective As the discussion grows around prostitution law in Canada, New Zealand, Germany, and other nations, a common defense of the sex industry keeps coming up – the idea that laws against … Continue reading Men’s Rights Activists Gather in Support of Prostitution
By Jonah Mix / Deep Green Resistance This article originally appeared in Feminist Current. Last month, the Journal of Sex Research published “Is Pornography Really About ‘Making Hate to Women?’” a paper claiming to find a positive correlation between pornography consumption and feminist attitudes. In its abstract, the Canadian researchers behind the study waste no … Continue reading New study says porn users have ‘egalitarian attitudes’ — so what?
by Jonah Mix, Deep Green Resistance Earlier this month, transgender activist Trevor MacDonald published two opinion pieces on the Huffington Post, each to attack the feminist organization Woman-Centered Midwifery. Woman-Centered Midwifery has earned the ire of the transgender movement for their open letter to the Midwives Alliance of North America, protesting MANA’s decision to remove … Continue reading “Pregnant Person” is the “All Lives Matter” of Reproductive Healthcare
by Jonah Mix, Deep Green Resistance Most objections to the Nordic Model – laws criminalizing the purchase of sex, but not its sale – rely on one of two sets of talking points. First is the proud misogyny of men who oppose abolitionism solely because it prevents their easy access to the bodies of female … Continue reading Why Not Decriminalize Trafficking While We’re At It?
by Jonah Mix, Deep Green Resistance Some days, queer theory feels like an elaborate practical joke. I’m writing this after a good four hours spent in a marathon Twitter exchange, so forgive me if I’m a little short. The man in question was your average trans dude, berating women for their refusal to accept his … Continue reading Sorry, Dudes: Exclusion from Femininity is Privilege, Not Oppression
Last week, Amnesty International moved from being a human rights organization to a men’s rights organization. Delegates from around the world met in Dublin over the weekend at the biennial International Council Meeting to vote on a policy of what they called “decriminalizing sex work.” This terminology is deceitful; what Amnesty International actually voted on … Continue reading Jonah Mix: On Prostitution, the Left has Taken a Right-Wing Turn
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
By Jonah Mix / Deep Green Resistance Salish Sea Henry Ford is a shining example of two great American traditions: Amoral, hardheaded industrialism and unapologetic racial hatred. He hated Jews; his pamphlet The International Jew was singularly responsible for the anti-Semitism of Hitler Youth Leader and mass murderer Baldur von Schirach, while the Holocaust’s chief … Continue reading Jonah Mix: Civilization is a Pragmatic Vampire
By Jonah Mix / Deep Green Resistance Their blind gaze, the diminutive gold disc without expression and nonetheless terribly shining, went through me like a message: “Save us, save us.” I caught myself mumbling words of advice, conveying childish hopes. They continued to look at me, immobile; from time to time the rosy branches of … Continue reading Jonah Mix: Why I Fight — A Personal Essay