By Max Wilbert In medicine, shock refers to an extremely serious condition of inadequate blood perfusion. Shock is most often caused by heart problems, severe infections, allergic reaction, massive blood loss, overdose, or spinal cord injury. Of the 1.2 million people who show up to U.S. emergency rooms with signs and symptoms of shock each … Continue reading The Life Support Systems of Planet Earth Are Failing
The modern surveillance state is unparalleled. Many people are legitimately afraid of state repression. But this fear can easily become paranoia and paralysis. As a result, some people will not get involved in radical organizing at all. Others will stay involved, but their paranoia will drive people away. The result? Our movements die. How do … Continue reading An Introduction to Security for Activists, Organizers, and Revolutionaries
Deep Green Resistance is a radical feminist organization, because all oppression is connected. The freedom of women as a class cannot be separated from the resistance to the dominant culture as a whole. Racism is connected to patriarchy, patriarchy is woven together with the destruction of the planet, and ecocide is interlinked with class oppression. … Continue reading Pornography: Men Possessing Women
In this piece, Salonika explains how this culture prioritizes economic gains over human and natural welfare. She describes how series of toxic accidents in India (of which the Vishakhapatnam gas leak is one example) lays testimony to this fact. In such a culture, is it possible to hold the responsible actors accountable for their actions? … Continue reading Vishakhapatnam Gas Leak: Who Do We Hold Accountable?
An upcoming episode of The Green Flame podcast will focus on answering listener questions. Do you have questions for us? Want us to break down an issue that is bothering you, or that you want clarification on? What are you wondering about Deep Green Resistance, our analysis, our work, or how to get involved? This … Continue reading Questions and Answers
Leadership is incredibly important for resistance movements. Yet many of us mistrust leaders—with good reason. What exactly is a leader? Are there leadership models that align with our ethics? How can one develop resistance leadership skills? This piece, excerpted from internal Deep Green Resistance training materials, explores these topics. By Fred Gibson Why Leadership is … Continue reading How to Develop Resistance Leadership Skills
What would a revolutionary permaculture movement look like? As food shortages begin to sweep the world, the prospect of a Deep Green Resistance—a movement combining relocalization with organized political resistance—grows ever more relevant. Can Permaculture Become a Revolutionary Force? By Max Wilbert As coronavirus unravels global supply chains, wildfires cool in Australia, Arctic ice continues … Continue reading Can Permaculture Become a Revolutionary Force?
On this episode of the Green Flame, we interviewed Shahidah Janjua about women, writing, activism and the creation of a Women’s Centre in Kerry. Shahidah read one of her soon-to-be-published poems. This episode is also dedicated to the memory of our beloved sister. We share this memorial she wrote on the passing of Andrea Dworkin, whom … Continue reading Shahidah Janjua: The Green Flame Podcast
Coronavirus is leading to expansions in surveillance around the world. This article discusses implications and what we can do to protect ourselves. By Max Wilbert & Salonika Fear is a powerful force. Fear is not just an emotion: it is a state of heightened physiological arousal. Fear lowers our immunity. Fear makes careful decision-making difficult. … Continue reading The Rise of Coronavirus Surveillance
This is an introduction to organizing for Deep Green Resistance in your community. The article is adapted from training for DGR organizers in Europe. For more on DGR organizing, read Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the Planet. By Sue Breen and Aimee Wild As we write this, the world is in a precarious … Continue reading How to Organize for Deep Green Resistance