Tags Archives: DGR writing & analysis

Film Review: “First Reformed” Fails to Deliver on Environmental Themes

     by Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance “And for destroying the destroyers of the earth…” — Revelations, 11-18 The film “First Reformed” has an interesting premise. Toller (Ethan Hawke) is the sad, solitary  pastor of a small church who is asked to help Michael (Philip Ettinger), an activist and member of his congregation, … Continue reading Film Review: “First Reformed” Fails to Deliver on Environmental Themes

Book Excerpt: Underground Tactics

Featured image: power line sabotaged by the African National Congress Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “Tactics and Targets” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the  Planet. This book is now available for free online.      by Aric McBay Some tactics can be carried out underground—like general liberation organizing and propaganda—but are more … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Underground Tactics

Wild Foods and Connection to the Land

     by Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance I’ve been very interested in wild foods for many years, and over the last 8 or 10 have made a more concerted effort to make them a part of my diet—with more success over the last 3 or 4 years. A few years ago an indigenous … Continue reading Wild Foods and Connection to the Land

Book Excerpt: Aboveground Tactics and Operations

Featured image: the 1774 burning of the cargo ship Peggy Stewart, an escalation of the Boston Tea Party. Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “Tactics and Targets” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the  Planet. This book is now available for free online.      by Aric McBay For me, nonviolence was … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Aboveground Tactics and Operations

Run for Sacred Water

     by Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance Last week, I was invited to join a Sacred Water Run-Walk in Nevada by Chief Johnnie Bobb of the Western Shoshone National Council. Chief Bobb attended the Sacred Water, Sacred Forests gathering back in May, and we exchanged contact information. I decided to attend last minute … Continue reading Run for Sacred Water

Book Excerpt: Evaluating Strategy

Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “Introduction to Strategy” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the  Planet. This book is now available for free online.      by Aric McBay Resistance is not one-sided. For any strategy resisters can come up with, those in power will do whatever they can to disrupt … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Evaluating Strategy

Book Excerpt: John Brown and the Harper’s Ferry Raid

Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “Introduction to Strategy” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the  Planet. This book is now available for free online.      by Aric McBay This shift toward more militant defiance of slavery was all wonderful, of course. And it certainly increased the success of the Underground … Continue reading Book Excerpt: John Brown and the Harper’s Ferry Raid

Book Excerpt: Abolitionist Strategy

Featured image: Struggle for freedom in a Maryland barn. Engraving from William Still’s The Underground Rail Road Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “Introduction to Strategy” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the  Planet. This book is now available for free online.      by Aric McBay The Weather Underground was far from … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Abolitionist Strategy

Book Excerpt: Resistance Strategy Success and Failure

Featured image: Weather Underground, 1969 Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “Introduction to Strategy” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the  Planet. This book is now available for free online.      by Aric McBay The key problem with identifying successful strategies is that the context of historical resistance is different from … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Resistance Strategy Success and Failure

Book Excerpt: Grand Strategy

Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “Introduction to Strategy” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the  Planet. This book is now available for free online.      by Aric McBay There’s one nagging thought that always returns to me when I’m studying WWII resistance strategy: resisters in Occupied Europe were brave, even … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Grand Strategy