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Honor and Material Support

What will it take to save the living planet? What will turn the tide of climate change and lead to forests rising again? What will defeat or transform the empire that is consuming our living world? How can we win? These are the largest and most important questions we face, and they are our mission … Continue reading Honor and Material Support

The Problem

The Problem by Lierre Keith From the introduction to the book Deep Green Resistance: Strategy to Save the Planet. “You cannot live a political life, you cannot live a moral life if you’re not willing to open your eyes and see the world more clearly. See some of the injustice that’s going on. Try to … Continue reading The Problem

SUNDAY: Live Event with Derrick Jensen, Lierre Keith, and Chris Hedges

REMINDER: This Sunday, November 22nd, join us for a live streaming event—Drawing the Line: Stopping the Murder of the Planet—featuring Derrick Jensen, Lierre Keith, Chris Hedges, and grassroots activists from around the world. The event will begin at 1pm Pacific (2100 UTC) and will be live streamed at https://givebutter.com/deepgreen. Event Schedule This Sunday, we ask: where … Continue reading SUNDAY: Live Event with Derrick Jensen, Lierre Keith, and Chris Hedges

What Comes After Industrial Civilization?

Industrial civilization is killing the planet, and it’s not good for human beings either. But how can we live without it? We are dependent and addicted. In this episode of The Green Flame, we ask what comes after industrial civilization and speak with Michel Jacobi, is an ecologist working in western Ukraine to preserve pastoral … Continue reading What Comes After Industrial Civilization?

Drawing the Line: Stopping the Murder of the Planet — Live Streaming Event November 22nd

Where do you draw the line? What is the threshold at which you will fight for the living planet? And how shall we fight? This November 22nd, join Derrick Jensen, Lierre Keith, Chris Hedges, organizers from around the world, and guests for a special 4-hour live streaming event, Drawing the Line: Stopping the Murder of … Continue reading Drawing the Line: Stopping the Murder of the Planet — Live Streaming Event November 22nd

Deep Green Resistance recognizes the necessity of militant action

Excerpted from the book Deep Green Resistance — Chapter 15: Our Best Hope by Lierre Keith. 6. Deep Green Resistance recognizes the necessity of militant action. If we had enough people for a mass movement or enough time to build one, we could shut down the activities that are destroying our planet using only determined … Continue reading Deep Green Resistance recognizes the necessity of militant action

Deep Green Resistance means repair of human cultures

Excerpted from the book Deep Green Resistance — Chapter 15: Our Best Hope by Lierre Keith. Featured Image: Women in 1919 Revolution in Egypt via Flickr 5. Deep Green Resistance means repair of human cultures That repair must, in the words of Andrea Dworkin, be based on “one absolute standard of human dignity.” That starts … Continue reading Deep Green Resistance means repair of human cultures

Deep Green Resistance requires repair of the planet

Excerpted from the book Deep Green Resistance — Chapter 15: Our Best Hope by Lierre Keith. 4. Deep Green Resistance requires repair of the planet This principle has the built-in prerequisite, of course, of stopping the destruction. Burning fossil fuels has to stop. Likewise, industrial logging, fishing, and agriculture have to stop. Denmark and New … Continue reading Deep Green Resistance requires repair of the planet

Deep Green Resistance must be multilevel

Excerpted from the book Deep Green Resistance — Chapter 15: Our Best Hope by Lierre Keith. Featured image: Felix Mittermeier via Unsplash 3. Deep Green Resistance must be multilevel. There is work to be done—desperately important work—aboveground and underground, in the legal sphere and the economic realm, locally and internationally. We must not be divided … Continue reading Deep Green Resistance must be multilevel

Deep Green Resistance embraces the necessity of political struggle

Excerpted from the book Deep Green Resistance: Strategy to Save the Planet — Chapter 15: Our Best Hope by Lierre Keith. 2. Deep Green Resistance embraces the necessity of political struggle. DGR is not a liberal movement. Oppression is not a mistake, and changing individual hearts and minds is not a viable strategy. Political struggle … Continue reading Deep Green Resistance embraces the necessity of political struggle