This essay first appeared on theplanetfeedsus. an open letter to the national Occupy Wall Street movement, from Aidan Ponyboy Kriese, DGR Austin Dearest Occupy :: I write y’all with the greatest admiration, excitement, hope, and humility. I write with the intention to contribute to the conversations that people are having nationally – and internationally – … Continue reading No Justice – Or Future – in an Industrial Economy
Island Timberlands (I.T.), a logging company owned by Wall Street investment firm Brookfield Asset Managaement, has its sights set on Cortes Island in British Columbia. But they’ll have to go through Zoe Blunt and a slew of local activists first. This is shaping up to be another epic battle between concerned activists and greedy corporate … Continue reading The Fight is Heating Up Against Logging Company in British Columbia
This past New Year’s Eve, activists from the American Indian Movement and Deep Green Resistance Colorado organized a protest in Denver to raise awareness about the chronic negligence, pollution and general evil of Suncor Energy and it’s oil refinery in Commerce City, Colorado. We hooked up with members of Occupy Denver and marched down the 16th … Continue reading AIM & DGR Colorado Protest Suncor
Deep Green Resistance is an analysis, a strategy, and a movement for anyone who wants to fight for the planet — and win. The goal of DGR is to deprive the rich of their ability to steal from the poor and the powerful of their ability to destroy the planet. This will require defending and … Continue reading DGR Colorado is online!
Watch Derrick Jensen, Waziyatawin, Lierre Keith, and Aric McBay speak at Occupy Oakland to a welcoming audience! Lierre Keith [The Occupy] movement has staked a claim on being the 99%. I think that’s self-evident. Capitalism is the 1% taking from the 99%. But add this. 98% of the old growth forests are gone. 99% of … Continue reading Derrick Jensen, Lierre Keith, Waziyatawin, Aric McBay Speak at Occupy Oakland
DGR organizers Max Wilbert and Dillon Thomson spoke at the December 12th Bellingham, WA Action in Solidarity with West Coast Port Shutdown. Below is their report: On December 12th, 2011, we spoke at a rally in Bellingham in solidarity with Occupy Oakland and the shutting down of ports along the west coast. Bellingham was one … Continue reading DGR Speaks at Occupy West Coast Port Shutdown Solidarity Action
At protests against the G20 Summit in June, 2010 over 1000 people were detained. With “evidence” collected during undercover surveillance in the years before the protest 17 individuals were targeted, labeled, and charged as the “G20 Main Conspiracy Group.” Deep Green Resistance has issued the following letter of solidarity in response to a letter the … Continue reading Deep Green Resistance Letter of Solidarity with "G20 Conspiracy Group"
“Frankly I’m starting to remind myself of some of the pacifists who’ve ‘communicated’ with me. It always goes the same. They tell me that ‘resistance is never possible, so when you say “organize and resist” what do you mean? I’m already riding my bike and composting. What do you want us to do?’ Then when … Continue reading From Derrick Jensen’s book Dreams:
Deep Green Resistance Four Corners is a new affiliate group of Deep Green Resistance International. Our mission is to protect the land, water, air, and human and non-human inhabitants of the Colorado Plateau, based on the book Deep Green Resistance: Strategy to Save the Planet, by Lierre Keith, Aric McBay, and Derrick Jensen. We are … Continue reading Who we are…
On Saturday, 11/19, DGR Austin hosted our first Edible & Medicinal Plant Nature Walk. Our local experts Eric and Chris took thirty people (!!) on a walk in the woods, where we learned about how to identify and use a bunch of plants. Leaves to heal a cut, berries that one should not eat, a … Continue reading Edible & Medicinal Plant Resources