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Joshua Headley: Morality & (Un)sustainability

By Joshua Headley / Deep Green Resistance New York As a socially conscious person situated within the heart of global industrial civilization, I often experience, directly and indirectly, injustices on a daily basis. A week ago, the NYPD (via two plainclothes officers) murdered a 16-year-old boy, Kimani Gray, firing 11 shots – hitting him 7 … Continue reading Joshua Headley: Morality & (Un)sustainability

“Significant progress” reached on only four of ninety major environmental problems

By Jeremy Hance / Mongabay Scientists warn that the Earth may be reaching a planetary tipping point due to a unsustainable human pressures, while the UN releases a new report that finds global society has made significant progress on only four environmental issues out of ninety in the last twenty years. Climate change, overpopulation, overconsumption, … Continue reading “Significant progress” reached on only four of ninety major environmental problems

Scientists warn that human activities may cause global ecological collapse this century

By Agence France-Presse Climate change, population growth and environmental destruction could cause a collapse of the ecosystem just a few generations from now, scientists warned on Wednesday in the journal Nature. The paper by 22 top researchers said a “tipping point” by which the biosphere goes into swift and irreversible change, with potentially cataclysmic impacts … Continue reading Scientists warn that human activities may cause global ecological collapse this century

Book Review: The Blood of the Earth

By Owen Lloyd / Deep Green Resistance The latest work by John Michael Greer, The Blood of the Earth, synthesizes his thinking on two seemingly disparate subjects: magic, and peak oil. At this point, some cynical readers may suspect that the book is an effort at showing how magic can be used to produce oil … Continue reading Book Review: The Blood of the Earth

Chris Hedges: Welcome to the Asylum

By Chris Hedges / TruthDig When civilizations start to die they go insane. Let the ice sheets in the Arctic melt. Let the temperatures rise. Let the air, soil and water be poisoned. Let the forests die. Let the seas be emptied of life. Let one useless war after another be waged. Let the masses … Continue reading Chris Hedges: Welcome to the Asylum

How solar storms could cause 450 simultaneous meltdowns

By Matthew Stein / TruthOut There are nearly 450 nuclear reactors in the world, with hundreds more being planned or under construction. There are 104 of these reactors in the United States and 195 in Europe. Imagine what havoc it would wreak on our civilization and the planet’s ecosystems if we were to suddenly witness … Continue reading How solar storms could cause 450 simultaneous meltdowns

A New Declaration

from http://www.occupiedmedia.us/ by DERRICK JENSEN on Feb 1, 2012 • 5:43 pm We hold these truths to be self-evident: That the real, physical world is the source of our own lives, and the lives of others. A weakened planet is less capable of supporting life, human or otherwise. Thus the health of the real world is primary, more important than … Continue reading A New Declaration

No Justice – Or Future – in an Industrial Economy

This essay first appeared on theplanetfeedsus. an open letter to the national Occupy Wall Street movement, from Aidan Ponyboy Kriese, DGR Austin Dearest Occupy :: I write y’all with the greatest admiration, excitement, hope, and humility. I write with the intention to contribute to the conversations that people are having nationally – and internationally – … Continue reading No Justice – Or Future – in an Industrial Economy