Categories Archives: Colonialism & Conquest

WET’SUWET’EN BLOCKADES ERECTED TO STOP COASTAL GASLINK DRILLING UNDER SACRED HEADWATERS

Editor’s note: Premise One: Civilization is not and can never be sustainable. This is especially true for industrial civilization. Premise Two: Traditional communities do not often voluntarily give up or sell the resources on which their communities are based until their communities have been destroyed. They also do not willingly allow their landbases to be … Continue reading WET’SUWET’EN BLOCKADES ERECTED TO STOP COASTAL GASLINK DRILLING UNDER SACRED HEADWATERS

How to give the land back

This article originally appeared in Shareable. Featured image: A Wiyot man tends a fire in preparation of a candlelight vigil remembrance ceremony. Credit: Nick Adams By Aaron Fernando It’s common to feel a deep sense of injustice for what happened in history and to hunger to create a better future by doing good work today. But … Continue reading How to give the land back

2020 Was Deadliest-Ever Year for Environmental Defenders: Report

This article originally appeared in Common Dreams. Editor’s note: As it was last year and the year before that. The resistance grows stronger to late stage capitalism. The land destroyers are becoming more and more desperate as their power slips away. They may kill resistors but they can never kill the movement and in the … Continue reading 2020 Was Deadliest-Ever Year for Environmental Defenders: Report

Standing Rock is Everywhere: The Indigenous Heart of the Climate Change Fight

This article originally appeared in Resilience. Editor’s note: In order for the planet to survive, we must act in its defense. We can not rely on governments or corporations to do it. This is why Deep Green Resistance is organizing actions to confront the power structures—patriarchy, capitalism, colonialism, and civilization—largely responsible for the plunder of … Continue reading Standing Rock is Everywhere: The Indigenous Heart of the Climate Change Fight

Line 3 Resisters Light the Way in a Battle for Life on Earth

This article originally appeared in Truthout. Featured image: On September 7, 2021, Water Protectors erected multiple blockades at a major U.S.-Canadian tar sands terminal in Clearbrook, Minnesota, in direct opposition to Enbridge’s Line 3. Courtesy of the  Giniw Collective. By Kelly Hayes, Truthout Amid record hurricanes, wildfires and droughts, battles are being waged over the fate … Continue reading Line 3 Resisters Light the Way in a Battle for Life on Earth

Media Rediscover Afghan Women Only When US Leaves

Editor’s note: They hate our freedom, spreading democracy and your with us or you are against us has failed. And all we needed was another five more years of fight them over there, so we don’t have to fight them here. A War on Terrorism can never be won if you are a terrorist. This … Continue reading Media Rediscover Afghan Women Only When US Leaves

Sápmi: Resisting Green Colonialism

This article originally appeared in Counterpunch. Featured image: Sámi Parliament of Norway. Photograph Source: Utilisateur:Bel Adone – Public Domain By GABRIEL KUHN On June 23, a coalition of Sámi and environmentalist activists erected a protest camp in Nussir, the projected site of a gigantic copper mine in Sápmi, the traditional homeland of the Sámi people, northern … Continue reading Sápmi: Resisting Green Colonialism

Court Ruling on US Border Militarization Called ‘Win for Wildlife’

This article originally appeared in Common Dreams. “This is a win for wildlife and communities along the border, where the government has behaved as if the laws don’t apply,” said one environmental lawyer. By KENNY STANCIL Social and environmental justice advocates welcomed a federal judge’s ruling Monday that two U.S. agencies broke the law by not … Continue reading Court Ruling on US Border Militarization Called ‘Win for Wildlife’

Report Reveals Indigenous Resistance Disrupts Quarter of US and Canadian Emissions

Editor’s note: In these terrifying, apocalyptic times it becomes more obvious that we are all on the same boat, whether we belong to indigenous cultures or the culture of empire. It is stunning as well as sad and embarrassing that those who have suffered the most from colonialism and genocide are those who are still … Continue reading Report Reveals Indigenous Resistance Disrupts Quarter of US and Canadian Emissions

No Hope for Earth without Indigenous Liberation

‘The Red Deal: Indigenous Action to Save Our Earth’ This article originally appeared in Climate&Capitalism. The Red Nation THE RED DEAL Indigenous Action to Our Earth Common Notions, 2021 reviewed by Simon Butler As heat and severe weather records are broken again and again, it should be clear by now that there is no limit … Continue reading No Hope for Earth without Indigenous Liberation