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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

Rebellion Against White Supremacy

Featured image: on the evening of May 28th, protesters stormed the 3rd Police Precinct Building in Minneapolis and set it aflame. This week has seen a series of uprisings in major cities across the United States, touched off by yet another execution carried out in the streets by the racist police forces. This time, the … Continue reading Rebellion Against White Supremacy

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

Mutual Aid, Solidarity, and Sustainability

This is the text of a handout being distributed at ongoing DGR solidarity and mutual aid actions. We can’t depend on the government or corporations to provide for our communities. That’s why Deep Green Resistance, in coordination with our allies is responding with community MUTUAL AID. We are building local food systems and autonomy by … Continue reading Mutual Aid, Solidarity, and Sustainability

Derrick Jensen: The Politics of Violation (Part 2)

This excerpt is from Derrick Jensen’s unpublished book “The Politics of Violation.” It is part 2 in a series. Part 1 can be found here. The piece discusses the difference between what has been called lifestyle anarchism and social anarchism. The excerpt has been edited slightly for publication here. The book is in need of … Continue reading Derrick Jensen: The Politics of Violation (Part 2)

Vishakhapatnam Gas Leak: Who Do We Hold Accountable?

In this piece, Salonika explains how this culture prioritizes economic gains over human and natural welfare. She describes how series of toxic accidents in India (of which the Vishakhapatnam gas leak is one example) lays testimony to this fact. In such a culture, is it possible to hold the responsible actors accountable for their actions? … Continue reading Vishakhapatnam Gas Leak: Who Do We Hold Accountable?

Questions and Answers

An upcoming episode of The Green Flame podcast will focus on answering listener questions. Do you have questions for us? Want us to break down an issue that is bothering you, or that you want clarification on? What are you wondering about Deep Green Resistance, our analysis, our work, or how to get involved? This … Continue reading Questions and Answers

Derrick Jensen: The Politics of Violation (Part 1)

This excerpt is from Derrick Jensen’s unpublished book “The Politics of Violation.” It has been edited slightly for publication here. The book is in need of a publisher. Please contact us if you wish to speak with Derrick about this. By Derrick Jensen For more than two thousand years, a war has been waged over … Continue reading Derrick Jensen: The Politics of Violation (Part 1)

How to Develop Resistance Leadership Skills

Leadership is incredibly important for resistance movements. Yet many of us mistrust leaders—with good reason. What exactly is a leader? Are there leadership models that align with our ethics? How can one develop resistance leadership skills? This piece, excerpted from internal Deep Green Resistance training materials, explores these topics. By Fred Gibson Why Leadership is … Continue reading How to Develop Resistance Leadership Skills

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