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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

Freedom

     by Boris Forkel / Deep Green Resistance Germany Capitalism reaches fulfillment when it sells communism as a commodity. Communism as a commodity spells the end of revolution. —Byung-Chul Han I’m a permaculturalist. And I became a permie in the first place because I wanted to break free from this culture. To me, permaculture … Continue reading Freedom

Soft Power

Featured image: Painting by Kaipo, age 4     by Boris Forkel / Deep Green Resistance Germany Since the beginning of history, attempts have been made to develop power techniques with which our moral sensitivities can be undermined, so to speak, which activate less resistance in the people. These power techniques are now often referred to … Continue reading Soft Power

Book Excerpt: Responsibility, Morals, and Values

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 alternative culture of the ’60s offered a generalized revolt against structure, responsibility, and morals. Being a youth culture, … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Responsibility, Morals, and Values

Indirect Support for Action

Featured image: Army personnel assigned to Bravo Company, 121st Combat Support Hospital, based out of Camp. When one cannot go to support an action directly, how can one still support that action? Editor’s note: This is an edited transcript of Derrick Jensen’s talk, which you can view on Deep Green Video.      by Derrick Jensen / Deep … Continue reading Indirect Support for Action

I Write What I Like: The Legacy of Steve Biko and the Anti-Apartheid Struggle

     by Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance “Deep down, every liberationist is an optimist.” – Steve Biko Steve Biko was a South African anti-apartheid activist and organizer who was murdered by the secret police in 1978. He was 32 years old when he was tortured and beaten, resulting in his death. “I Write … Continue reading I Write What I Like: The Legacy of Steve Biko and the Anti-Apartheid Struggle