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The Future Must Be Green, Red, Black and Female

The human species must acknowledge that any future that allows us to retain our humanity will jettison capitalism, patriarchy and white supremacy – and be based on an ecological worldview, says Jensen. (These remarks were prepared for a private conference on sustainability, where the participants critiqued corporate farming, “big ag,” and “big pharma” and industrialized … Continue reading The Future Must Be Green, Red, Black and Female

BREAKDOWN: Substitutability or Sustainability?

By Joshua Headley / Deep Green Resistance New York “Sustainability” is the buzzword passed around nearly every environmental and social justice circle today. For how often the word is stated, those who use it rarely articulate what it is that they are advocating. And because the term is applied so compulsively, while simultaneously undefined, it … Continue reading BREAKDOWN: Substitutability or Sustainability?

BREAKDOWN: The Time Lag of Irreversible Change

By Joshua Headley / Deep Green Resistance New York If you’ve been a sentient being for the last few months, you’ve probably been watching some of the most curious weather events happening throughout the world. Of particular concern for many scientists has been the Arctic sea ices melt, which dropped to its lowest level on … Continue reading BREAKDOWN: The Time Lag of Irreversible Change

BREAKDOWN: Industrial Agriculture

By Joshua Headley / Deep Green Resistance New York In no other industry today is it more obvious to see the culmination of affects of social, political, economic, and ecological instability than in the global production of food. As a defining characteristic of civilization itself, it is no wonder why scientists today are closely monitoring … Continue reading BREAKDOWN: Industrial Agriculture

BREAKDOWN: The Efficiency of Green Energy

By Joshua Headley / Deep Green Resistance New York We ought not at least to delay dispersing a set of plausible fallacies about the economy of fuel, and the discovery of substitutes [for coal], which at present obscure the critical nature of the question, and are eagerly passed about among those who like to believe … Continue reading BREAKDOWN: The Efficiency of Green Energy

BREAKDOWN: A Convalescent Collapse

By Joshua Headley / Deep Green Resistance New York Talking about collapse can prove to be quite alienating. Most people quickly denounce those of us who start these dialogues as “alarmists” in an attempt to nullify all arguments and keep us safe from all evil and depressing thoughts. An obvious reason to dismiss talk of … Continue reading BREAKDOWN: A Convalescent Collapse

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