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I Write What I Like: The Legacy of Steve Biko and the Anti-Apartheid Struggle

     by Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance “Deep down, every liberationist is an optimist.” – Steve Biko Steve Biko was a South African anti-apartheid activist and organizer who was murdered by the secret police in 1978. He was 32 years old when he was tortured and beaten, resulting in his death. “I Write … Continue reading I Write What I Like: The Legacy of Steve Biko and the Anti-Apartheid Struggle

Fighting Sexual Objectification is not Exclusionary

Featured image: The International Coalition Against Human Trafficking      by Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance “Feminism is the struggle to end sexist oppression. Therefore, it is necessarily a struggle to eradicate the ideology of domination that permeates Western culture on various levels, as well as a commitment to reorganizing society so that the self-development … Continue reading Fighting Sexual Objectification is not Exclusionary

Resource Extraction and Revolutionary Unity 

     by Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance “One person died and another was badly burned when a gas well exploded here last year,” my friend Adam says, pointing to an oil well set back a hundred yards from the road. We’re on the plains beneath the Front Range in Colorado, where the Rockies … Continue reading Resource Extraction and Revolutionary Unity 

Buffalo and Monsoons

Featured image by Buffalo Field Campaign      by Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance Two days ago, three of last wild bison were shot and killed illegally in a no-shooting zone in a campground barely 100 yards from the boundary of Yellowstone National Park. The next morning, I skied out of the woods with … Continue reading Buffalo and Monsoons

Lost in Pocatello

     by Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance This morning, I spent four hours lost in an industrial neighborhood in Pocatello, Idaho. I was carrying two bags and a box full of food—altogether about 70 or 80 pounds—the wind was howling through the flat grey morning, and I must have covered five miles before … Continue reading Lost in Pocatello

The Importance of Skills and Equipment for Resistance Movements

Editor’s note: This article was roughly transcribed from the video found here.     by Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance Many of you have probably experienced this phenomenon. You’re at a protest or a direct action or a rally, and people are out in force. The police show up, and they are highly prepared compared … Continue reading The Importance of Skills and Equipment for Resistance Movements

Time is Short: Towards a Revolution

     by Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance According to an article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences in July, the planet is in the midst of the 6th mass extinction event. Strikingly, the scientists who wrote the article call this a “biological annihilation.” This isn’t a random sequence outcome of a natural societal … Continue reading Time is Short: Towards a Revolution

Is the School System Redeemable? No.

     by Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance Last night, I dreamt that I was trapped in a box. I was in high school again, sitting at an antique desk with a wraparound writing surface (right-handed of course, for a left-handed child) and I was more bored than any person should ever be. As … Continue reading Is the School System Redeemable? No.

Be Dangerous

     by Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance Have you heard the incredible news about Jessica Reznicek and Ruby Montoya, two activists who sabotaged the Dakota Access Pipeline? In early August, the two women admitted to committing multiple acts of eco-sabotage against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). They made their statement on video in … Continue reading Be Dangerous

Interview with DAPL Eco-Saboteurs Ruby Montoya and Jessica Reznicek

Jennifer Murnan and Max Wilbert of Deep Green Resistance interviewed Ruby Montoya and Jessica Reznicek following their press release claiming responsibility for multiple incidents of sabotage of the Dakota Access Pipeline and construction equipment. Listen to the audio, or read the transcript: Jennifer: First, thank you so much, Jessica and Ruby, for having this conversation … Continue reading Interview with DAPL Eco-Saboteurs Ruby Montoya and Jessica Reznicek