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90% Chance of Civilization Collapsing Within 20-40 Years

This is the first in a series of articles reflecting on a recent study which predicts collapse of industrial society within a few decades. By destroying the ecological foundation on which all life depends, civilization makes collapse inevitable. Max Wilbert describes the destruction caused by the industrial civilization, and what we can do for a … Continue reading 90% Chance of Civilization Collapsing Within 20-40 Years

Max Wilbert and Derrick Jensen Discuss Deep Green Resistance

Max Wilbert is a third-generation organizer who grew up in Seattle’s post-WTO anti-globalization and undoing racism movement. He is a co-founder of the group Deep Green Resistance and longtime board member of Fertile Ground, a small, grassroots environmental non-profit with no employees and no corporate funding. His first book, a collection of pro-feminist and environmental … Continue reading Max Wilbert and Derrick Jensen Discuss Deep Green Resistance

Philippine’s Autocrat Passes Draconian “Anti-Terrorism” Law

In this article, Salonika and Max expose how the Covid-19 pandemic has enforced suppression of political dissent in the Philippines due to a bill known as the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 which places resistance movements in a pinch. You can also read this piece on the increased surveillance during the CoVid crisis. Deep Green Resistance … Continue reading Philippine’s Autocrat Passes Draconian “Anti-Terrorism” Law

On the Destruction of Discourse and the Cult of the Postmodern Left

Originally published at DerrickJensen.org. This letter was sent to a publisher with whom we signed a contract for our book Bright Green Lies. After the contract was signed by all parties the publisher unilaterally voided on the contract. The publisher voided the contract because we refuse to deny physical reality, that is, we refuse to … Continue reading On the Destruction of Discourse and the Cult of the Postmodern Left

The Water Grab is Dead

After 31 years of resistance including contributions from Deep Green Resistance, Las Vegas has abandoned a water extraction project on indigenous lands in Nevada. By Max Wilbert On May 21st, after a series of legal defeats stretching over years, the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) began to withdraw its remaining federal and state applications to … Continue reading The Water Grab is Dead

Interview: “Planet of the Humans” Director Jeff Gibbs

We speak with Jeff Gibbs, director of the new film “Planet of the Humans” (produced by Michael Moore) about why green energy won’t save the world, the need to focus on consumption, and how the environmental movement has gotten off track. Since this interview was recorded, the film was viewed more than 8 million times … Continue reading Interview: “Planet of the Humans” Director Jeff Gibbs

Resistance Movements Need Two Things

Resistance movements need two things: loyalty, and material support. — Lierre Keith As you read this, DGR organizers in Manila, Kathmandu, Auckland, Denver, Paris—all over the world—are building a resistance movement to defend the living planet and rebuild sustainable human communities. To do our work, we need sustainable funding. We need to sign up at … Continue reading Resistance Movements Need Two Things

Esther Figueroa, Jamaican Ecofeminist, on Aluminum Mining in Cockpit Country

Our guest for this show is Esther Figueroa. Esther is a Jamaican filmmaker, writer and advocate who in 2006 returned home to live in Jamaica after being based in Hawa’ii for 25 years. She has a long history of filmmaking, art, and community engagement to protect traditional cultures and the land. Dr. Figueroa has a … Continue reading Esther Figueroa, Jamaican Ecofeminist, on Aluminum Mining in Cockpit Country

Why Are People Burning Cell Phone Towers?

Arson attacks and other forms of sabotage against cell phone towers (mobile masts) have accelerated over past months. In this piece, Max Wilbert and Aimee Wild explore why people are burning cell phone towers. 6 Reasons Why Destroying Cell Towers is Justified By Max Wilbert and Aimee Wild Over the past few months, there have … Continue reading Why Are People Burning Cell Phone Towers?