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The Long Shadow of the Tar Sands: Lithium Mining and Tar Sands Sulfur [Dispatches from Thacker Pass]

In this article, Max Wilbert talks about his experience in fighting tar sand mining in Washington and Utah, and how this is related to the current campaign against lithium mining in Nevada. “I think it’s wrong to blow up a mountain for tar sands. I think it’s wrong to blow up a mountain for lithium, … Continue reading The Long Shadow of the Tar Sands: Lithium Mining and Tar Sands Sulfur [Dispatches from Thacker Pass]

Happening Today: Live Streaming Event “Ending The Greenwashing”

Join Us Today Derrick Jensen, Lierre Keith, Max Wilbert, and grassroots organizers from around the world for a special 3-hour live streaming event, Ending The Greenwashing, starting at 1pm Pacific Time and hosted by Deep Green Resistance. This event will explore in detail the topic of greenwashing. Around the planet, mining companies, energy producers, automakers, … Continue reading Happening Today: Live Streaming Event “Ending The Greenwashing”

Live Streaming Event April 17th: “Ending The Greenwashing”

This April 17th, join Derrick Jensen, Lierre Keith, Max Wilbert, and grassroots organizers from around the world for a special 3-hour live streaming event, Ending The Greenwashing, starting at 1pm Pacific Time and hosted by Deep Green Resistance. This event will explore in detail the topic of greenwashing. Around the planet, mining companies, energy producers, … Continue reading Live Streaming Event April 17th: “Ending The Greenwashing”

The Green Flame Podcast: Protect Thacker Pass [Dispatches from Thacker Pass]

Protect Thacker Pass with activists Max Wilbert, Will Falk and Rebecca Wildbear Activists aiming to stop Lithium Americas’ Thacker Pass open-pit lithium mine – what would be the United States’ largest lithium mine, supplying up to 25% of the world’s lithium – launched a permanent protest encampment hours after the Bureau of Land Management gave … Continue reading The Green Flame Podcast: Protect Thacker Pass [Dispatches from Thacker Pass]

The Green Flame: Bright Green Lies: How The Environmental Movement Lost Its Way and What We Can Do About It

This episode features a launch party for the new book Bright Green Lies: How The Environmental Movement Lost Its Way and What We Can Do About It, by Derrick Jensen, Lierre Keith, and Max Wilbert. The book uncovers some of the many myths surrounding the bright green movement. Bright green is a phrase that means … Continue reading The Green Flame: Bright Green Lies: How The Environmental Movement Lost Its Way and What We Can Do About It

Bright Green Lies book launch with Derrick Jensen, Lierre Keith, and Max Wilbert

Our Dear Readers are invited to join the launch of the new book “Bright Green Lies” by Derrick Jensen, Lierre Keith, and Max Wilbert. There are two events happening today, Tuesday 16th, 2021: The first one you can join via Zoom. It will start 4pm Pacific Time (Los Angeles): Register for the meeting here: https://zoom.us/j/97416977102 … Continue reading Bright Green Lies book launch with Derrick Jensen, Lierre Keith, and Max Wilbert

Inside the Lithium Mining War That Could Poison the Nevada Desert’s Water [Dispatches from Thacker Pass]

In this excerpt, Samir offers an outline of the rationale for the harmful development of lithium mines. In parallel we are also offered an outline of the development of the protest camp. While we are happy that a popular outlet like Vice News is writing about our campaign, we do not agree with all of … Continue reading Inside the Lithium Mining War That Could Poison the Nevada Desert’s Water [Dispatches from Thacker Pass]

How Corporations Work to Undermine Grassroots Resistance, and How to Stop Them

In this article Max Wilbert outlines the political and environmental need for security culture. He offers recommendations to secure  communications. By Max Wilbert For 50 days, the Protect Thacker Pass camp has stood here in the mountains of northern Nevada, on Northern Paiute territory, to defend the land against a strip mine. Lithium Americas, a … Continue reading How Corporations Work to Undermine Grassroots Resistance, and How to Stop Them

The History Of Thacker Pass [Dispatches from Thacker Pass]

Upon completion of forty days of launching a protest camp in the proposed site for lithium mining in Thacker Pass, Max delves into the history of the area. Featured image: Max Wilbert By Max Wilbert/Protect Thacker Pass Forty days ago, my friend Will Falk and I launched a protest camp here at Thacker Pass. Situated … Continue reading The History Of Thacker Pass [Dispatches from Thacker Pass]

Will Electric Cars Save The Planet? [Dispatches from Thacker Pass]

In this latest video from Thacker Pass, Max explains why he is protesting against lithium mining for the so called green energy. Featured image: Pygmy rabbit by Travis London The small Pygmy rabbit is Thacker pass and Thacker Pass is Pygmy rabbits. This small rabbit is a target of many predators at Thacker Pass. The … Continue reading Will Electric Cars Save The Planet? [Dispatches from Thacker Pass]