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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

Deep Green Resistance book audio excerpts

We recently updated the Deep Green Resistance book page of our main website to link to audio excerpts read by DGR members. We have excerpts from the Preface and from Chapters 1, 4, 5, 12, 14, and 15: “The Problem”, “Culture of Resistance”, “Other Plans”, “Introduction to Strategy”, “Decisive Ecological Warfare” (entire chapter!), and “Our … Continue reading Deep Green Resistance book audio excerpts

Strategic Resistance – DGR book excerpt

Excerpted from Chapter 6, “A Taxonomy of Action”, of the book Deep Green Resistance: Strategy to Save The Planet. The strategies and tactics we choose must be part of a grander strategy. This is not the same as movement-building; taking down civilization does not require a majority or a single coherent movement. A grand strategy … Continue reading Strategic Resistance – DGR book excerpt

The Problem of Civilization – DGR book excerpt

Excerpted from Chapter 1 of the book Deep Green Resistance: Strategy to Save The Planet. A black tern weighs barely two ounces. On energy reserves less than a small bag of M&M’s and wings that stretch to cover twelve inches, she flies thousands of miles, searching for the wetlands that will harbor her young. Every … Continue reading The Problem of Civilization – DGR book excerpt

Deep Green Resistance – The Age of Exuberance is Over

Excerpt from the book Deep Green Resistance (http://deepgreenresistance.org/who-we-are/deep-green-resistance-book): “But the biggest advantage that people today have over people in times previous is that the age of exuberance is over. The age of cheap oil is over. The empires of today are on their way to collapse. It used to seem that as civilization dissolved, anyone … Continue reading Deep Green Resistance – The Age of Exuberance is Over