Places Archives: Asia

Is colonial history repeating itself with Sabah forest carbon deal? (commentary)

This story first appeared in Mongabay. Editor’s note: THE FIRST LARGE SCALE NATURE CONSERVATION AGREEMENT (NCA) IN THE WORLD. You should be afraid, very afraid. (NCA) is a different acronym for (NGO). It is the new colonialism, green , clean and renewable. The market will not solve climate change or loss of biodiversity. The market … Continue reading Is colonial history repeating itself with Sabah forest carbon deal? (commentary)

‘Victory of Global Significance’: Modi to Repeal Laws That Sparked Year-Long Farmers’ Revolt

“You Can Kill a Man, but You Can’t Kill an Idea” –  Medgar Evers This article first appeared in Common Dreams. “After a year of strikes—and having faced brutal repression that claimed some 700 lives—India’s farmers are victorious in their struggle.” By KENNY STANCIL Workers’ rights activists around the globe rejoiced on Friday after Indian Prime … Continue reading ‘Victory of Global Significance’: Modi to Repeal Laws That Sparked Year-Long Farmers’ Revolt

Struggle endures for Philippine community pitted against gold miner

This story first appeared in Mongabay. By Karlston Lapniten Editor’s note: And the Struggle endures. “I do not fight fascists because I will win. I fight fascists because they are fascists.” ― Chris Hedges, Wages of Rebellion: The Moral Imperative of Revolt Australian-Canadian mining firm OceanaGold was recently granted a renewal of its permit to … Continue reading Struggle endures for Philippine community pitted against gold miner

Indigenous leaders from India denounce Modi over coal hypocrisy

Editor’s note: This struggle continues and we will continue to cover it. Deep Green Resistance against civilization is the only way to prevail. It “will not go quietly into the night.” – William Shakespeare This story first appeared in Survival International. Representatives of India’s Adivasi (Indigenous) people have denounced PM Narendra Modi for proclaiming his green credentials at COP, … Continue reading Indigenous leaders from India denounce Modi over coal hypocrisy

Indigenous understanding of Salween River key for biodiversity

This story first appeared in The Third Pole. By Saw John Bright. This week, governments from around the world will convene online for the first part of the UN Biodiversity Summit COP15 (the second part will take place partially in-person in Kunming in spring), which will agree on the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework. Framed as … Continue reading Indigenous understanding of Salween River key for biodiversity

The Problem

This is an excerpt from the book Bright Green Lies, P. 1-7 By LIERRE KEITH “Once our authoritarian technics consolidates its powers, with the aid of its new forms of mass control, its panoply of tranquilizers and sedatives and aphrodisiacs, could democracy in any form survive? That question is absurd: Life itself will not survive, … Continue reading The Problem

Coal mine plans spark huge protest from India’s tribal people

Editor’s note: The industrial civilization always prioritizes access to “resources” over rights of indigenous people. DGR believes that those in power break laws when it suits their interest. We stand in solidarity with indigenous struggles to protect their landbase. This article originally appeared in Survival International. Hundreds of tribal villagers from India’s Hasdeo Forest begin … Continue reading Coal mine plans spark huge protest from India’s tribal people

India’s Farmer Strike: We Have Marched Before, We Will March Again.

Editor’s note: DGR strongly opposes the three new farm laws that have inspired the farmer’s protests in India. However, we do not necessarily agree with all of the demands of the protestors. This article original appeared on the People’s Archive of Rural India on January 28, 2021. Written By Shraddha Agarwal. Featured image by the Author “We … Continue reading India’s Farmer Strike: We Have Marched Before, We Will March Again.

No Safe Space For Philippines’ Indigenous Youth As Military Allowed On Campus

DGR stands in solidarity with indigenous peoples worldwide. They are often decisive defenders of the landbase that is their home and also the most vulnerable people, facing endless attacks, harassment and genocide by the culture of empire.  This is an excerpt from an article originally published on Mongabay. The Philippines’ Department of National Defense has … Continue reading No Safe Space For Philippines’ Indigenous Youth As Military Allowed On Campus

Suspension Of Farm Laws In India

This news article describes the impact of corrupt legislation on ordinary working people. The organised protests and solidarity of the public with farmers is an excellent example of how coordinated resistance can enable change. Editor’s note: DGR strongly opposes the three new farm laws that have inspired the farmer’s protests in India. However, we do … Continue reading Suspension Of Farm Laws In India