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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

Distinguishing Categories of Violence

It’s understandable that people who care about justice want to reject violence; many of us are survivors of it, and we know all too well the entitled psychology of the men who used it against us. And whatever our personal experiences, we can all see that the violence of imperialism, racism, and misogyny has created useless destruction and trauma over endless, exhausting millennia. There are good reasons that many thoughtful people embrace a nonviolent ethic. ... Continue reading →

Deep Green Resistance Book Online For Free

The organization DGR is founded on the ideas and analysis laid out in the book by Derrick Jensen, Lierre Keith, and Aric McBay. To increase the book’s accessibility, especially to international audiences, we’re now making it available for free in two ways: Read Deep Green Resistance: Strategy to Save the Planet as a browseable website. … Continue reading Deep Green Resistance Book Online For Free

Help Promote Deep Green Resistance at Goodreads

Goodreads is a popular site for readers. We need your help encouraging users to read Deep Green Resistance: Create a Goodreads account if you don’t have one yet. Visit the Deep Green Resistance Goodreads page. Rate the book at upper left (5 stars is the highest rating). Click “Like” on whichever Reviews you think likely … Continue reading Help Promote Deep Green Resistance at Goodreads

Deep Green Resistance excerpt: The Triumph of the Pornographers

Lierre Keith / Excerpt from Chapter 4, “Culture of Resistance,” of Deep Green Resistance The triumph of the pornographers is a victory of power over justice, cruelty over empathy, and profits over human rights. I could make that statement about Walmart or McDonalds and progressives would eagerly agree. We all understand that Walmart destroys local … Continue reading Deep Green Resistance excerpt: The Triumph of the Pornographers

Words as Tactical Weapons: Deep Green Resistance

Book Review of Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the Planet By Zoe Blunt I first heard about Deep Green Resistance in the middle of a grassroots fight to stop a huge vacation-home subdivision at a wilderness park on Vancouver Island. Back then, it hadn’t really occurred to me that a book on environmental strategy … Continue reading Words as Tactical Weapons: Deep Green Resistance

Capitalism and Your Health

People aren’t rioting over the toxification of the total environment and their loved ones dying of cancer. They’re not rioting over the United States spending billions of dollars-billions and billions of dollars-to kill people all over the world. And, in fact, one of the smartest political moves that any politician can make is to increase … Continue reading Capitalism and Your Health

Reading Group for Deep Green Resistance forming in Seattle

Have you read, or wanted to read, Deep Green Resistance: Strategy to Save the Planet? For those grappling with the tough questions of how to win battles for social and environmental justice, it’s necessary reading that explores strategy, tactics, movement history, and what might be effective for our movement to win. With that in mind, … Continue reading Reading Group for Deep Green Resistance forming in Seattle