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The Problem

The Problem by Lierre Keith From the introduction to the book Deep Green Resistance: Strategy to Save the Planet. “You cannot live a political life, you cannot live a moral life if you’re not willing to open your eyes and see the world more clearly. See some of the injustice that’s going on. Try to … Continue reading The Problem

Deep Green Resistance means repair of human cultures

Excerpted from the book Deep Green Resistance — Chapter 15: Our Best Hope by Lierre Keith. Featured Image: Women in 1919 Revolution in Egypt via Flickr 5. Deep Green Resistance means repair of human cultures That repair must, in the words of Andrea Dworkin, be based on “one absolute standard of human dignity.” That starts … Continue reading Deep Green Resistance means repair of human cultures

Deep Green Resistance requires repair of the planet

Excerpted from the book Deep Green Resistance — Chapter 15: Our Best Hope by Lierre Keith. 4. Deep Green Resistance requires repair of the planet This principle has the built-in prerequisite, of course, of stopping the destruction. Burning fossil fuels has to stop. Likewise, industrial logging, fishing, and agriculture have to stop. Denmark and New … Continue reading Deep Green Resistance requires repair of the planet

Deep Green Resistance must be multilevel

Excerpted from the book Deep Green Resistance — Chapter 15: Our Best Hope by Lierre Keith. Featured image: Felix Mittermeier via Unsplash 3. Deep Green Resistance must be multilevel. There is work to be done—desperately important work—aboveground and underground, in the legal sphere and the economic realm, locally and internationally. We must not be divided … Continue reading Deep Green Resistance must be multilevel

Deep Green Resistance recognizes that this culture is insane

Excerpted from the book Deep Green Resistance — Chapter 15: Our Best Hope by Lierre Keith. Fairy Tales are more than true; not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten. —G. K. Chesterton The IRA had Sinn Fein. The abolition movement had the Underground Railroad, … Continue reading Deep Green Resistance recognizes that this culture is insane

Organizational Structures for Resistance Movements

Chapter 8: Organizational Structure An excerpt from the book Deep Green Resistance: Strategy to Save the Planet. There is one thing you have got to learn about our movement. Three people are better than no people. —Fannie Lou Hamer, civil rights leader Resistance organizations can be divided into aboveground (AG) and underground (UG) groups. These … Continue reading Organizational Structures for Resistance Movements

Every Ecological Crisis is Connected

Today we share an excerpt of the book Deep Green Resistance: Strategy to Save the Planet. This selection comes from Chapter 2: Civilization and other Hazards. In the preceding pages, various ecological crises were presented. The media report on these crises as though they [ecological crises] are all separate issues. They are not. They are … Continue reading Every Ecological Crisis is Connected

Culture of Resistance: A Pornographic Culture

This excerpt from Chapter 4 of the book Deep Green Resistance: Strategy to Save the Planet was written by Lierre Keith. Click the link above to purchase the book or read online for free. This is part 4 of this chapter. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 While the alternative culture “celebrates political disengagement,” what … Continue reading Culture of Resistance: A Pornographic Culture

Recruit Training and Enculturation

From the book Deep Green Resistance, p. 325, “Recruit Training and Enculturation.” New recruits need two kinds of training. On one hand, they need cultural training, that is, they need to develop a shared culture with the other members of their group so that everyone can work together smoothly. On the other hand, they need … Continue reading Recruit Training and Enculturation