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DGR Great Basin demonstrates in solidarity with Tar Sands Blockade

By Deep Green Resistance Great Basin The Great Basin Chapter of Deep Green Resistance participated in a demonstration in solidarity with the ongoing Tar Sands Blockade today in Salt Lake City. The Tar Sands blockade has been obstructing the construction of the southern portion of the Keystone XL pipeline, which would eventually carry oil from … Continue reading DGR Great Basin demonstrates in solidarity with Tar Sands Blockade

Courage: excerpt from Derrick Jensen’s Endgame

Excerpted from Endgame vol. 1: The Problem of Civilization , by Derrick Jensen. Page 317-319. Desperation is the raw material of drastic change. Only those who can leave behind everything they have ever believed in can hope to escape. William S. Burroughs I learned about e-bombs from one of my students—Casey Maddox, an excellent writer—at … Continue reading Courage: excerpt from Derrick Jensen’s Endgame

Organizational Structures – An excerpt from Deep Green Resistance

BASIC ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURES From Deep Green Resistance, by Lierre Keith, Aric McBay, and Derrick Jensen Page 293-296 Within both aboveground and underground activism there are several templates for basic organizational structures. These structures have been used by every resistance group in history, although not all groups have chosen the approach best suited for their situations … Continue reading Organizational Structures – An excerpt from Deep Green Resistance

SE Utah Coalition fights oil and gas

  A group of concerned citizens opposed to the Moab-Monticello Bureau of Land Management oil & gas lease sale gathered in Moab Friday to deliver letters and petitions with 76,000 signatures from around the country, asking the BLM to protect the region’s watersheds and clean air.  The letters, drawn from around the country as well … Continue reading SE Utah Coalition fights oil and gas

Film Review: Noho Hewa (The Wrongful Occupation of Hawai’i)

By Owen Lloyd / Deep Green Resistance News Service What does it mean for a land to be under occupation? For most of us, the surest indication of an occupation is the most sensational: a strong military presence, working to intimidate and silence any and all resistance.  Along with this, we would expect to see … Continue reading Film Review: Noho Hewa (The Wrongful Occupation of Hawai’i)

Beautiful Justice: This Culture Killed Amanda Todd

By Ben Barker / Deep Green Resistance Wisconsin “Hello! I’ve decided to tell you about my never ending story.” These were the words written on the first two flashcards that 15-year old Amanda Todd shows viewers in the silent video she created about two months before she recently committed suicide to escape social torture. Anti-bullying … Continue reading Beautiful Justice: This Culture Killed Amanda Todd

Owen Lloyd: Gold Rush and the Invasion of California

By Owen Lloyd / DGR News Service There is a great deal of sentimentality in California around the gold rush that begun in 1848. A recent textbook described the rush as a sort of prototype for the American dream: a “dream of instant wealth, won by audacity and good luck”. [1] The cherished myth goes … Continue reading Owen Lloyd: Gold Rush and the Invasion of California

Beautiful Justice: Beyond Fairy Tales

By Ben Barker / Deep Green Resistance Wisconsin Children learn early on to trust their parents. Adults are, without a moment’s hesitation, relied upon to take care of problems and make everything okay. When problems do arise, children may not even be aware of the unease, shielded as they are by the eternal wisdom of … Continue reading Beautiful Justice: Beyond Fairy Tales

Legal Fund Benefit in Boulder!

Legal Fund Benefit in Boulder!. via Legal Fund Benefit in Boulder!. (From shutdownwhiteclay.wordpress.com) ***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** Contact: Rachel Ivey, DGR (321-945-1276, rachelivey@riseup.net) DEEP GREEN RESISTANACE, ROCKY MOUNTAIN PEACE & JUSTICE CENTER TO HOLD BENEFIT FOR ARRESTED ACTIVISTS Deep Green Resistance and the Rocky Mountain Peace & Justice Center are hosting a benefit concert on Friday, … Continue reading Legal Fund Benefit in Boulder!

Alex Rose: Love is a Verb

By Alex Rose / Deep Green Resistance Cascadia We won’t fight for what we don’t know. We won’t die for what we don’t love. Members of normal communities, living communities, love their community. They love their neighbors. They love their sisters and brothers. They are willing to fight for their community. They are willing to … Continue reading Alex Rose: Love is a Verb