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DGR Members Speaking at Eugene Environmental Conference

At least 6 members of Deep Green Resistance will be speaking at the Public Interest Environmental Law Conference (PIELC) in Eugene, Oregon this weekend, between March 7th and 8th. The PIELC Conference is widely known as an environmental conference that presents a wide range of radical views on environmental topics, and includes many grassroots activists … Continue reading DGR Members Speaking at Eugene Environmental Conference

Reflections on Despair: Walking the Trapline at Unist’ot’en Camp

By Will Falk, Deep Green Resistance The snowstorm arrived at Unist’ot’en Camp a day before we did dropping over a foot of snow and stillness on the territory. The clouds cleared the second night we were there opening the skies to the silent music played by the twinkling of countless stars. While most of the … Continue reading Reflections on Despair: Walking the Trapline at Unist’ot’en Camp

Earth at Risk 2014: The Proper Diagnosis

The proper cure requires the proper diagnosis.

On November 22 and 23, the Fertile Ground Environmental Institute offered the proper diagnosis for the ecological crises we all face to over 700 attendees at Earth at Risk 2014. Focusing on environmental and social justice, the conference brought together seemingly disparate voices to weave together diverse perspectives to offer a comprehensive response to global destruction. ... Continue reading →

Gorilla Radio interviews: Will Falk and Vanessa Gray on the Unis’tot’en Camp

Liz McArthur of Victoria BC is creating a radio documentary on the Unis’tot’en Camp pipeline blockade. She interviewed two fellow volunteers who participated in the summer caravan to the Camp, and a third activist involved with defense of the Sacred Headwaters. The interviews aired on the August 4, 2014 episode of Gorilla Radio. McArthur interviews: … Continue reading Gorilla Radio interviews: Will Falk and Vanessa Gray on the Unis’tot’en Camp

Ferguson, Burnaby Mountain, and Earth at Risk

Earth at Risk This past weekend in San Francisco, an event called Earth at Risk: The Justice and Sustainability Conference was held. It brought together feminists, indigenous peoples, anti-war activists, anti-racists, and others. The event, headlined by Derrick Jensen, Vandana Shiva, Chris Hedges, and Alice Walker, united a disparate set of movements acting in solidarity … Continue reading Ferguson, Burnaby Mountain, and Earth at Risk

(Not) Making Sense of Ferguson

By Will Falk, Deep Green Resistance Let’s be clear: The decision not to indict Darren Wilson for killing Michael Brown Jr. was inevitable. I do not write this to undermine, in any way, the justifiable rage being expressed around the country. I write this in the hopes that we can accurately diagnose the cancer characterized … Continue reading (Not) Making Sense of Ferguson

Stand with Indigenous Peoples, Stop the Pipelines

By Will Falk, Deep Green Resistance Many thanks to San Diego Free Press, who first published this article.  The following Editor’s Note is theirs. Editor’s Note: This week SD Free Press will be re-posting past articles relevant to our War and Peace theme. Given that Mary Landrieu (D- Gonna lose her senate seat) is asking for … Continue reading Stand with Indigenous Peoples, Stop the Pipelines

Will Falk’s DIY Resistance series

Will Falk of Deep Green Resistance San Diego has been writing prolifically this year on various resistance topics, notably about his time at the Unis’tot’en Camp. More recently, he has published an ongoing series of essays on the theme of “Do-It-Yourself Resistance.” We’ll keep this post updated with new additions, and here are all his … Continue reading Will Falk’s DIY Resistance series

DIY Resistance: Grasp Things at the Root

Many thanks to San Diego Free Press, who first published this article. By Will Falk, Deep Green Resistance I recently attended another sustainability conference at a local university. The experts sat in a half-circle facing their audience in rank-and-file foldable chairs. I, like most of the audience, hoped to hear a brilliant solution to the … Continue reading DIY Resistance: Grasp Things at the Root

DIY Resistance: I love you, Dad

Many thanks to San Diego Free Press, who first published this article By Will Falk, Deep Green Resistance “Your mother and I are worried about you,” my dad said looking down into the beer his hands cradled on a wood table in the Morris Inn at the University of Notre Dame. We came to Notre … Continue reading DIY Resistance: I love you, Dad