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Towards a Revolutionary Ecology » An Interview with Max Wilbert

An interview with a comrade from the Deep Green Resistance organization, co-author (with Lierre Keith and Derrick Jensen) of the forthcoming book, Bright Green Lies. Nicolas Casaux: The latest fad, in the public sphere of mainstream ecology in French speaking Quebec, is this “pact for the transition.” To me it stands for much of mainstream … Continue reading Towards a Revolutionary Ecology » An Interview with Max Wilbert

Activist Guide to Security: Defeating Geolocation and Tracking

     by Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance We live in a surveillance state. As the Edward Snowden leaks and subsequent reporting has shown, government and private military corporations regularly target political dissidents for intelligence gathering. This information is used to undermine social movements, foment internecine conflict, discover weaknesses, and to get individuals thrown in jail … Continue reading Activist Guide to Security: Defeating Geolocation and Tracking

Guide to Private and Secure Operating Systems

     by Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance We live inside an unprecedented surveillance state. Government and corporations monitor all non-encrypted digital communications for the purposes of political control and profit. Political dissidents who wish to challenge capitalism need to learn to use more secure methods for communication, research, and other digital tasks. This … Continue reading Guide to Private and Secure Operating Systems

Book Excerpt: Blue Angels: The Naked Face of Empire

Editor’s note: We live in a world on the brink. As the climate crisis intensifies, racism and patriarchy rise and corporate control expands. What can be done? We Choose to Speak features a collection of essays by writer and organizer Max Wilbert exploring these topics and their solutions.      by Max Wilbert / Deep Green … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Blue Angels: The Naked Face of Empire

Film Review: “First Reformed” Fails to Deliver on Environmental Themes

     by Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance “And for destroying the destroyers of the earth…” — Revelations, 11-18 The film “First Reformed” has an interesting premise. Toller (Ethan Hawke) is the sad, solitary  pastor of a small church who is asked to help Michael (Philip Ettinger), an activist and member of his congregation, … Continue reading Film Review: “First Reformed” Fails to Deliver on Environmental Themes

Wild Foods and Connection to the Land

     by Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance I’ve been very interested in wild foods for many years, and over the last 8 or 10 have made a more concerted effort to make them a part of my diet—with more success over the last 3 or 4 years. A few years ago an indigenous … Continue reading Wild Foods and Connection to the Land

Run for Sacred Water

     by Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance Last week, I was invited to join a Sacred Water Run-Walk in Nevada by Chief Johnnie Bobb of the Western Shoshone National Council. Chief Bobb attended the Sacred Water, Sacred Forests gathering back in May, and we exchanged contact information. I decided to attend last minute … Continue reading Run for Sacred Water

Environmental Activists Face FBI Harassment

On Friday, September 7th, Deep Green Resistance member Max Wilbert was contacted by the FBI in regards to his political organizing. The agent, who identified himself as “Special Agent Michael” from the Seattle Field Office of the FBI, said he was calling “about something [Wilbert] wrote online” in response to “tips submitted to a public … Continue reading Environmental Activists Face FBI Harassment

46% of Forests Have Been Destroyed by Civilization…and Counting

     by Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance “Forests precede civilizations and deserts follow them.” – François-René de Chateaubriand New research in the prestigious journal Nature estimates that “the global number of trees has fallen by approximately 46% since the start of human civilization.” The study also suggests that about 15 billion trees are … Continue reading 46% of Forests Have Been Destroyed by Civilization…and Counting