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Bright Green Lies book launch with Derrick Jensen, Lierre Keith, and Max Wilbert

Our Dear Readers are invited to join the launch of the new book “Bright Green Lies” by Derrick Jensen, Lierre Keith, and Max Wilbert. There are two events happening today, Tuesday 16th, 2021: The first one you can join via Zoom. It will start 4pm Pacific Time (Los Angeles): Register for the meeting here: https://zoom.us/j/97416977102 … Continue reading Bright Green Lies book launch with Derrick Jensen, Lierre Keith, and Max Wilbert

Inside the Lithium Mining War That Could Poison the Nevada Desert’s Water [Dispatches from Thacker Pass]

In this excerpt, Samir offers an outline of the rationale for the harmful development of lithium mines. In parallel we are also offered an outline of the development of the protest camp. While we are happy that a popular outlet like Vice News is writing about our campaign, we do not agree with all of … Continue reading Inside the Lithium Mining War That Could Poison the Nevada Desert’s Water [Dispatches from Thacker Pass]

Boundary Bay: A Place Divided

This essay is a firsthand account of the author Michael Drebert’s visit to Boundary Bay, BC — a shallow bay fringed in-part by a man-made dike, and estuarine marsh.  Through his recollection of the visit, Drebert discusses how different forms of ‘taking’ from a particular place can be both obvious, but also inconspicuous. Most importantly, … Continue reading Boundary Bay: A Place Divided

How Corporations Work to Undermine Grassroots Resistance, and How to Stop Them

In this article Max Wilbert outlines the political and environmental need for security culture. He offers recommendations to secure  communications. By Max Wilbert For 50 days, the Protect Thacker Pass camp has stood here in the mountains of northern Nevada, on Northern Paiute territory, to defend the land against a strip mine. Lithium Americas, a … Continue reading How Corporations Work to Undermine Grassroots Resistance, and How to Stop Them

Pygmy Murders In The Democratic Republic Congo

Editor’s note: DGR stands in strong solidarity with indigenous peoples worldwide. We acknowledge that they are victims of the largest genocide in human history, which is ongoing. Wherever indigenous cultures have not been completely destroyed or assimilated, they stand as relentless defenders of the landbases and natural communities which are there ancestral homes. They also … Continue reading Pygmy Murders In The Democratic Republic Congo

Chemical Screams

A beautfiul description of Thacker Pass by Will Falk | Feb 7, 2021 If you look across Thacker Pass from the shoulders of the Montana mountains, the land looks like a quilt the Double-H mountains in the south pulled up to their chin to keep warm during the cold winter nights. The hills that roll towards the … Continue reading Chemical Screams

Will Electric Cars Save The Planet? [Dispatches from Thacker Pass]

In this latest video from Thacker Pass, Max explains why he is protesting against lithium mining for the so called green energy. Featured image: Pygmy rabbit by Travis London The small Pygmy rabbit is Thacker pass and Thacker Pass is Pygmy rabbits. This small rabbit is a target of many predators at Thacker Pass. The … Continue reading Will Electric Cars Save The Planet? [Dispatches from Thacker Pass]

Car Sick Part 1

In this two part article Sarah describes her experiences of direct action, of insight into the harm caused to mother earth and offers the reader sharp analysis regarding the dominant culture. The second part will be published on the 14th February 2021 Featured image by Elisabeth Robson  My friend Tyler told me he was heading to … Continue reading Car Sick Part 1

Sage Songs

Sage Songs: Or What the Thacker Pass Rabbits Know About Music by Will Falk Rabbits taught me that each sagebrush has a unique voice. I often take long walks across the steppes in Thacker Pass. It’s not uncommon to spy a rabbit – with one floppy ear pointed one way and one another – peeking … Continue reading Sage Songs

Green Lithium Mining is a Bright Green Lie. Dispatches from Thacker Pass

Written By Max Wilbert and  originally published on January 25, 2021 in Sierra Nevada Ally. In this article Max describes the plans for an industrial scale lithium mine, the harm this will cause and why we need to protect the area for endangered species. On January 15th, my friend Will Falk and myself launched a … Continue reading Green Lithium Mining is a Bright Green Lie. Dispatches from Thacker Pass