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Park City is Damned: A Case Study in Civilization

March 24th, 2017 — The San Diego Free Press A Note to My Readers: It has not been easy to write this essay and I am scared to see my name displayed publicly next to what follows. I am sure these ideas will win me few friends in Park City and the broader ski community. … Continue reading Park City is Damned: A Case Study in Civilization

Indigenous Leader: “We’re fighting NOT to have roads or electricity.”

This article is very telling. Many people—even leftists—still assume that so-called “development” is a positive thing. We at Deep Green Resistance, and many indigenous people and critics of modern life around the planet, disagree. Civilization and development are destroying the planet and impoverishing human culture. The costs of “development” far outweigh the benefits. — “UNITED … Continue reading Indigenous Leader: “We’re fighting NOT to have roads or electricity.”

Derrick Jensen – Two Topics – YouTube

Eugene-based internet show Fuki Cafe recently interviewed Deep Green Resistance author and co-founder Derrick Jensen. Derrick spoke first about his weekly show on the Progressive Radio Network, titled Resistance Radio, and second about his upcoming book – The Crisis of Human Supremacy – which should be released in Spring of 2016. This wide-ranging interview is … Continue reading Derrick Jensen – Two Topics – YouTube

Max Wilbert on Resistance Radio: SNWA water grab

Max Wilbert, a long-time activist with Deep Green Resistance, has been working alongside indigenous peoples and other residents of eastern-central Nevada for the past few years as part of an effort to stop the theft of the land’s water. The Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) wants to build a giant pipe to take water from … Continue reading Max Wilbert on Resistance Radio: SNWA water grab

Lake Mead watch: six inches from the level that triggers cutbacks

Editor’s Note: This originally appeared on High Country News.   Deep Green Resistance chapters across the Southwest have declared water protection and justice our primary focus.  Join us in dismantling the systems that would leave our planet dry and lifeless. If water curtailments go into effect, which states are most vulnerable, and why? Sarah Tory, … Continue reading Lake Mead watch: six inches from the level that triggers cutbacks

Lake Mead watch: six inches from the level that triggers cutbacks

I guess you could file this under “No Shit”. Regardless of whether drought occurs, over-allocation and the cancerous growth that is industrial civilization would create the same shortages. Deep Green Resistance chapters across the Southwest have declared water preservation and justice as our primary focus for activism. Will you join us in dismantling the systems … Continue reading Lake Mead watch: six inches from the level that triggers cutbacks

The Drying of the Colorado River Basin

Perhaps more than any other area of North America, the American Southwest faces water shortages, just as demands for water increase. These colliding forces both owe their existence to industrial civilization. Deep Green Resistance chapters across the Southwest recognize the imminent catastrophe and view the preservation of our natural water supplies and systems, and the … Continue reading The Drying of the Colorado River Basin

Sacred Water Under Threat

Storms chased us. Great, towering thunderstorms that came sweeping out of the west, lurking behind mountain ranges and flowing out across the valleys to drop great curtains of rain that soaked into the soil. That’s what this story is about: water. We came here, a group of us from many different places and backgrounds, to see the land that Nevada developers and Las Vegas real-estate moguls have been lusting after for twenty five years. But it’s not the land they want; it’s the water falling from these thunderstorms and melting off the fresh dusting of snow on the peaks, the water that soaks deep into stone and soil, forming basin aquifers. ... Continue reading →

Castle Rock Lets Slip Its “Vampire Sustainability” Plan

Stay in school, kids. Or if not, stay out of government. Because when you misunderstand fundamental notions like ‘sustainability’, you can make stupid decisions. The Castle Rock government’s ignorance of such a basic concept, left unchecked, would wreak damage on the Front Range’s land base in and near the municipality. At the May 5 Town … Continue reading Castle Rock Lets Slip Its “Vampire Sustainability” Plan

Sacred Water Tour 2015: Stop the Water Grab!

Stealing Water From the Desert? We Say No! Join us this Memorial Day weekend for a tour of sacred lands threatened by unsustainable “development”. We will spend three days visiting the communities to be affected by the water grab, learning about the project and the threatened sacred lands and waters, and camping in some of … Continue reading Sacred Water Tour 2015: Stop the Water Grab!