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Book Excerpt: Acts of Omission: Strikes, Boycotts, and More

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 The word strike comes from eighteenth-century English sailors, who struck (removed) their ship’s sails and refused to go to sea, but the concept of … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Acts of Omission: Strikes, Boycotts, and More

Book Excerpt: Goals, Strategies, and Tactics

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 And here yet another temptation asserts itself. Why not wait until our cause becomes vivid and urgent enough, and our … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Goals, Strategies, and Tactics

Book Excerpt: Spirituality and Cultural Appropriation

Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “Culture of Resistance” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the Planet.  This book is now available for free online.      by Lierre Keith / Deep Green Resistance The final difference between the alternative culture and a culture of resistance is the issue of spirituality. Remember that … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Spirituality and Cultural Appropriation

Book Excerpt: The Triumph of the Pornographers

Featured image: Edgar Degas’ “Scène de guerre au Moyen-âge,” 1865, is one of the exhibits said to be inspired by Sade RMN-Grand Palais (Musée d’Orsay) / Gérard Blot Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “Culture of Resistance” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the Planet.  This book is now available for free … Continue reading Book Excerpt: The Triumph of the Pornographers

Book Excerpt: Horizontal Hostility

Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “Culture of Resistance” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the Planet.  This book is now available for free online.      by Lierre Keith / Deep Green Resistance Radical groups have their own particular pitfalls. The first is in dealing with hierarchy, both conceptually and practically. The … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Horizontal Hostility

Book Excerpt: Alternative vs. Oppositional Culture

Featured image: Black Orchid Collective Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “Culture of Resistance” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the Planet.  This book is now available for free online.      by Lierre Keith / Deep Green Resistance This is the history woven through the contemporary alternative culture. It takes strands of … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Alternative vs. Oppositional Culture

Book Excerpt: Russian Collapse and Iranian Birth Control

Featured image: ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “Other Plans” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the Planet.  This book is now available for free online.     by Lierre Keith / Deep Green Resistance Russia is a country with a negative population growth caused by “a collapse of the … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Russian Collapse and Iranian Birth Control

Book Excerpt: Part 1: Resistance—The Problem

Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “The Problem” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the Planet.  This book is now available for free online.     by Lierre Keith / Deep Green Resistance Most people, or at least most people with a beating heart, have already done the math, added … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Part 1: Resistance—The Problem

Oppression and Subordination

Oppression is not an attitude, it’s about systems of power. by Lierre Keith / Deep Green Resistance. At this moment, the liberal basis of most progressive movements is impeding our ability, individually and collectively, to take action. The individualism of liberalism, and of American society generally, renders too many of us unable to think clearly about … Continue reading Oppression and Subordination

May Book Club Meeting Recap

The third meeting of the DGR Santa Barbara book club was held on Sunday, May 7th at the Eastside Library.  We discussed chapter 4 of Deep Green Resistance: Strategy to Save the Planet.  The following questions were posed to inspire discussion: 1) How did the “Alternative vs. Oppositional Culture” comparison affect your understanding of this … Continue reading May Book Club Meeting Recap