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Book Excerpt: John Brown and the Harper’s Ferry Raid

Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “Introduction to Strategy” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the  Planet. This book is now available for free online.      by Aric McBay This shift toward more militant defiance of slavery was all wonderful, of course. And it certainly increased the success of the Underground … Continue reading Book Excerpt: John Brown and the Harper’s Ferry Raid

Book Excerpt: Abolitionist Strategy

Featured image: Struggle for freedom in a Maryland barn. Engraving from William Still’s The Underground Rail Road Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “Introduction to Strategy” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the  Planet. This book is now available for free online.      by Aric McBay The Weather Underground was far from … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Abolitionist Strategy

Book Excerpt: Resistance Strategy Success and Failure

Featured image: Weather Underground, 1969 Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “Introduction to Strategy” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the  Planet. This book is now available for free online.      by Aric McBay The key problem with identifying successful strategies is that the context of historical resistance is different from … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Resistance Strategy Success and Failure

Book Excerpt: Grand Strategy

Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “Introduction to Strategy” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the  Planet. This book is now available for free online.      by Aric McBay There’s one nagging thought that always returns to me when I’m studying WWII resistance strategy: resisters in Occupied Europe were brave, even … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Grand Strategy

Book Excerpt: Learning from Nonviolent Strategy

Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “Introduction to Strategy” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the  Planet. This book is now available for free online.      by Aric McBay It’s also worth looking at the principles that guide strategic nonviolence. Effective nonviolent organizing is not a pacifist attempt to convince the … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Learning from Nonviolent Strategy

Book Excerpt: Devising Strategy

Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “Introduction to Strategy” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the  Planet. This book is now available for free online.      by Aric McBay Despite the limitations created by their smaller numbers, resistance movements do have real strategic choices, from the loftiest overarching strategy to the … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Devising Strategy

Book Excerpt: Principles of War and Strategy

Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “Introduction to Strategy” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the  Planet. This book is now available for free online.      by Aric McBay I do not wish to kill nor to be killed, but I can foresee circumstances in which both these things would be … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Principles of War and Strategy

Book Excerpt: Four Ways to Directly Confront Those in Power

Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “A Taxonomy of Action” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the  Planet.  This book is now available for free online.      by Aric McBay There are four basic ways to directly confront those in power. Three deal with land, property, or infrastructure, and one deals … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Four Ways to Directly Confront Those in Power

Book Excerpt: Acts of Commission: Indirect to Direct

Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “A Taxonomy of Action” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the  Planet.  This book is now available for free online.      by Aric McBay As we’ve made clear, acts of omission are not going to bring down civilization. Let’s talk about action with more … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Acts of Commission: Indirect to Direct

Book Excerpt: Beyond Omission: Sobibór Death Camp

Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “A Taxonomy of Action” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the  Planet.  This book is now available for free online.      by Aric McBay All acts of omission require very large numbers of people to be permanently effective on a large scale. There are … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Beyond Omission: Sobibór Death Camp