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From Derrick Jensen’s book Dreams:

“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:

Who we are…

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…

Do indigenous peoples benefit from ‘development’?

by Stephen Corry What’s “development” for? That may be straightforward to people who don’t have water or food, or sewerage in urban areas (faecal contamination is the biggest, easily preventable, manmade killer). But, although millions still lack such basics, they form only a tiny part of what passes for development these days. The duplicity of … Continue reading Do indigenous peoples benefit from ‘development’?

Edible & Medicinal Plant Resources

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

Earth At Risk 2011: Arundhati Roy, Derrick Jensen & more

November 13th, 2011 | Berkeley, CA A rare occurrence of Arundhati Roy speaking in person in the United States. Derrick Jensen has been called “the philosopher-poet of the environmental movement.” During this day-long event, Derrick interviewed six people who each hold an impassioned critique of this culture and offered ideas on what can be done … Continue reading Earth At Risk 2011: Arundhati Roy, Derrick Jensen & more

DGR Wisconsin presents: Music Show: Big Dudee Roo & Thistle

Friday, August 5th, 2011. 7pm. Candlelight Collective community space. 258 N. Main St. (Lower). West Bend, WI. Deep Green Resistance Wisconsin presents: A show with Big Dudee Roo and Thistle. Please join us for a night of music and conversation focused on resisting civilization. This show is $3 suggested donation. All proceeds will go to … Continue reading DGR Wisconsin presents: Music Show: Big Dudee Roo & Thistle

We have nothing to lose.

“What if we fight back, but lose?” Derrick Jensen’s response is something like this. There are basically three possibilities. 1. Don’t fight back. Let the dominant culture keep going. 2. Fight back, and lose. 3. Fight back, and win. In possibility 1, the dominant culture keeps going, keeps destroying anything wild and free, and everything that gives us … Continue reading We have nothing to lose.

Deep Green Resistance Workshops

Before the Deep Green Resistance organization was the book. Before the book were workshops conducted by the eventual co-authors. The workshops haven’t been offered since 2011, but here’s an archive of what they involved: Deep Green Resistance Weekend Workshops with Derrick Jensen, Aric McBay and Lierre Keith We live in the most destructive culture to … Continue reading Deep Green Resistance Workshops