Tags Archives: DGR writing & analysis

Activist Guide to Security: Defeating Geolocation and Tracking

     by Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance We live in a surveillance state. As the Edward Snowden leaks and subsequent reporting has shown, government and private military corporations regularly target political dissidents for intelligence gathering. This information is used to undermine social movements, foment internecine conflict, discover weaknesses, and to get individuals thrown in jail … Continue reading Activist Guide to Security: Defeating Geolocation and Tracking

Book Excerpt: Target Selection

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 A good tactic used on a poor target has little effect. The Field Manual on Guerrilla Warfare identifies four “important factors related to the … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Target Selection

Guide to Private and Secure Operating Systems

     by Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance We live inside an unprecedented surveillance state. Government and corporations monitor all non-encrypted digital communications for the purposes of political control and profit. Political dissidents who wish to challenge capitalism need to learn to use more secure methods for communication, research, and other digital tasks. This … Continue reading Guide to Private and Secure Operating Systems

Book Excerpt: Blue Angels: The Naked Face of Empire

Editor’s note: We live in a world on the brink. As the climate crisis intensifies, racism and patriarchy rise and corporate control expands. What can be done? We Choose to Speak features a collection of essays by writer and organizer Max Wilbert exploring these topics and their solutions.      by Max Wilbert / Deep Green … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Blue Angels: The Naked Face of Empire

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