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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

Standing Against the Coming Climate Nightmare

Trump’s election has sabotaged any prospect of reigning in the global warming crisis      by Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance On Tuesday night, the American people decided to elect Donald J. Trump, a billionaire business mogul and reality TV star who has been accused of raping or otherwise sexually assaulting twenty-three women, who … Continue reading Standing Against the Coming Climate Nightmare

Is The Climate Movement Making Progress? Reflections on #BreakFree2016

By Dillon Thomson and Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance Eugene Also available in French: Le mouvement pour le climat progresse-t-il ? No oil trains would be coming through today. There were more than 200 people on the tracks, some physically locked in place, others suspended in the air, and most simply sitting in their … Continue reading Is The Climate Movement Making Progress? Reflections on #BreakFree2016

Environmental Activists Continue to Face FBI Intimidation

On Friday, January 22, 2016 around 10:30am, an FBI agent from the Seattle field office called activist and community organizer Max Wilbert as part of an ongoing campaign of FBI intimidation and harassment directed at environmentalists. This harassment is believed to be part of an ongoing COINTELPRO-style investigation and harassment campaign against one of the … Continue reading Environmental Activists Continue to Face FBI Intimidation

The Everyday Violence of Modern Culture

By Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance Modern society — industrial civilization — is built on violence. This violence goes largely unnoticed. When it is noticed, it’s often seen a series of isolated incidents, rather than a fundamental part of the dominant culture. # Here is an average morning inside of this culture. First, you … Continue reading The Everyday Violence of Modern Culture

DGR Activists Interrogated at US-Canada Border

Members of Deep Green Resistance denied entry to Canada on the way to a Chris Hedges’ lecture By Adam Federman / Earth Island Journal Three members of the radical environmental organization Deep Green Resistance and two other individuals were detained for more than seven hours at the Peace Arch border crossing between Washington State and … Continue reading DGR Activists Interrogated at US-Canada Border

Max Wilbert on Resistance Radio: SNWA water grab

Max Wilbert, a long-time activist with Deep Green Resistance, has been working alongside indigenous peoples and other residents of eastern-central Nevada for the past few years as part of an effort to stop the theft of the land’s water. The Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) wants to build a giant pipe to take water from … Continue reading Max Wilbert on Resistance Radio: SNWA water grab

Against All Mining: The Kennecott Mine Must Be Stopped

This is an excerpt from an early draft of a forthcoming book about how “green technology” and “renewable energy” will not save the planet. One of the largest copper mines in the world is the Kennecott Bingham Canyon Mine, which is just outside Salt Lake City in the Oquirrh Mountains. Flying into the city, you … Continue reading Against All Mining: The Kennecott Mine Must Be Stopped