Categories Archives: Human Supremacy

New Legal Campaign Aims to Protect People and Nature From Polluters’ ‘Irreparable Damage’

Editors note: DGR recognizes that governments can not give rights, they can only take them away. They serve to legitimize the rich and powerful with the laws that they make. “The legal system protects corporations from the outage of injured citizens and ensures environmental destruction. ” –Will Falk Knowing this we should still  use every … Continue reading New Legal Campaign Aims to Protect People and Nature From Polluters’ ‘Irreparable Damage’

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

‘A Choice Point for Humanity’: Women Demand Visionary Shift at UN Climate Talks

This article originally appeared in Common Dreams. “This is the time to unite together to build the healthy and just future we know is possible for each other and the Earth.” By JULIA CONLEY As world leaders gathered in New York for the United Nations General Assembly Thursday and amid preparations for a global climate … Continue reading ‘A Choice Point for Humanity’: Women Demand Visionary Shift at UN Climate Talks

Line 3 Resistance has continued in Minnesota and around the Country

Over the past three weeks Line 3 resistance has continued in Minnesota and around the country. Since our last weekly recap… The harm Line 3 has already caused Minnesota’s land and waters became more clear… The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced that it had ordered Enbridge Energy to pay $3.32 million for breaching an aquifer … Continue reading Line 3 Resistance has continued in Minnesota and around the Country

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

The Colorado River Runs Again

This article originally appeared in Yes! Solutions Journalism. Featured image: Local residents and kids enjoy the recreational benefits of the flowing river resulting from the planned water releases. PHOTO COURTESY OF RAISE THE RIVER, JESÚS SALAZAR “It’s not only about wildlife, or birds and trees. It’s also about the people.” By Lourdes Medrano In late spring, Antonia Torres … Continue reading The Colorado River Runs Again

The Only Long-Range Solution to Climate Change

This article originally appeared in Resilience. It is adapted from the book POWER: Limits and Prospects for Human Survival (New Society Publishers, September 2021) by Richard Heinberg Editor’s note: Under the current system, Economies of Scale create Jevons Paradox. “This is crucial: Increased energy efficiency not only doesn’t generally reduce demand, but instead increases it. This … Continue reading The Only Long-Range Solution to Climate Change

The IPCC Report: Key Findings and Radical Implications

This article originally appeared in Climate & Capitalism. Editor’s note: DGR has always argued that civilizations are inherently destructive and environmental destruction and degradation has been ongoing for millenia. Climate change is only another concequence of this inherently destructive way of life. This is why technical solutions will never work. What we need to do … Continue reading The IPCC Report: Key Findings and Radical Implications

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