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Chris Hedges on the State of Extraction: exploitation, capitalism, and patriarchy

Chris Hedges spoke last weekend at the State of Extraction conference at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, BC. While most speakers focused exclusively on natural “resources” ripped from the planet, Hedges brilliantly linked this environmental devastation with the social impacts of colonialism, imperialism, and capitalism on our most vulnerable populations. He challenged the narcissism, individualism, … Continue reading Chris Hedges on the State of Extraction: exploitation, capitalism, and patriarchy

DIY Resistance: Recover Empathy

Many thanks to San Diego Free Press, who first published this article By Will Falk, Deep Green Resistance Southwest Coalition The dominant culture kills our ability to empathize. Faucets deliver water over great distances silencing the voices of rivers. Super-markets place meat on chilled display shelves hiding the sacred ceremonial relationship between hunter and prey. … Continue reading DIY Resistance: Recover Empathy

Beautiful Justice: Left of Porn

By Ben Barker / Deep Green Resistance Wisconsin This essay was originally published in the Fall 2013 edition of Voice Male. If the fight against pornography is a radical one, where are the radicals fighting against pornography? Earlier this year, the 18th annual Bay Area Anarchist Bookfair, an event that brings together radical activists from … Continue reading Beautiful Justice: Left of Porn

Online porn is the most pernicious threat facing children today

“When shown porn, the reward centre of normal volunteers barely reacted, but that of the compulsive porn users lit up like a Christmas tree. The compulsive porn users’ brains showed clear parallels with those with substance addictions. Everybody on the project was astounded, even Dr Voon, who admitted she had been ‘sceptical and ambivalent’ about … Continue reading Online porn is the most pernicious threat facing children today

Ben Barker: Anarchists and Torture Porn

By Ben Barker / Deep Green Resistance Wisconsin Radicals and the sexual exploitation industry become more and more intertwined by the day. I wish I was surprised when I learned just today that the 2013 Bay Area Anarchist Bookfair is being held in a venue owned by the torture porn website, Kink.com. Kink.com is infamous … Continue reading Ben Barker: Anarchists and Torture Porn

Gail Dines: Escape from Guyland

By Gail Dines for Counterpunch Feminists are busy people. We fight for equal rights, for stopping violence against women, for ending trafficking, prostitution, and stripping, and for a world where our children can have access to good education, health care, and day care. Now we have another job, because it seems that we are the … Continue reading Gail Dines: Escape from Guyland

“Creepshots” and revenge pornography latest frontiers in war against women

By Kira Cochrane / The Guardian On the popular website Reddit, where users submit and share content, a member of a forum called “creepshots” was handing out advice last week. His subject? How to photograph women surreptitiously. “Don’t be nervous,” he wrote. “If you are, you’ll stand out. Don’t hover too much, get your shot and move … Continue reading “Creepshots” and revenge pornography latest frontiers in war against women

Gail Dines: The Shocking Suspension of Dr. Price

By Gail Dines / Counterpunch As colleges become more corporate, we are hearing more and more stories of academics being sanctioned for having the audacity to speak out against corporate malfeasance. Not only does this limit the free speech of academics, it also serves to scare teachers into adhering to the hegemonic discourse. The latest … Continue reading Gail Dines: The Shocking Suspension of Dr. Price

Video: Gail Dines discusses her book Pornland

“Pornland: How Porn has Hijacked our Sexuality takes an unflinching look at today’s porn industry: the stories woven into the images, the impact on our culture, the effects on us as men and women, the business machine that creates and markets porn, and the growing legitimacy of porn in mainstream media. Above all, Pornland examines … Continue reading Video: Gail Dines discusses her book Pornland