Endgame Premises Archives: 7: The sooner civilization crashes the better

The longer we wait for civilization to crash—or the longer
we wait before we ourselves bring it down—the messier the crash will be, and
the worse things will be for those humans and nonhumans who live during it,
and for those who come after.

Paths Forward: In Defense of “Utopian” Creativity (Part 2)

This story was first published in Learning Earthways. By George R Price. [Part 1 of this essay can be found here.] The points in time at which various ancient human societies began to go the wrong way (whether by force from outsiders, or by bad decisions made from within) are numerous and span thousands of … Continue reading Paths Forward: In Defense of “Utopian” Creativity (Part 2)

But… Cities?

This story first appeared in By My Solitary Hearth Editor’s note: Albuquerque is in fact too large. It is a city. It is actually the cities that are the cause of all those problems. This article mentions: “This idea that we need to set aside places for wilderness comes from the idea that humans are … Continue reading But… Cities?

Arrested Land Defenders Appear In Court Today; Gidimt’en Condemns Unreasonable And Punitive Conditions Of Release

This story first appeared in yintahaccess.com Media contact: Jennifer Wickham, 778-210-0067, yintahaccess@gmail.com Gidimt’en Checkpoint Media Coordinator FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  NOVEMBER 22, 2021  WET’SUWET’EN TERRITORY, SMITHERS, BC: Twenty people who were arrested in a two-day violent raid on Wet’suwet’en territory are appearing at BC Supreme Court in Prince George today at 11 am. Those arrested include Gidimt’en … Continue reading Arrested Land Defenders Appear In Court Today; Gidimt’en Condemns Unreasonable And Punitive Conditions Of Release

Collapse Total: New Tactics and Strategies for the Climate Justice Movement

Editor’s note: From the 15th to the 22th of November, in different countries, the Glasgow Agreement is articulating mobilizations, protests and blocks against one of the biggest oil & gas companies in the world: Total. This story first appeared in Common Dreams. By João Camargo The social alliance to take on global capitalism must be … Continue reading Collapse Total: New Tactics and Strategies for the Climate Justice Movement

Radical Resolutions 2021

This list of radical new years resolutions comes from Deep Green Resistance volunteers and organizers. Learn survival skills. Learn about the edible wild plants in your area. Build your own home. If the past year has demonstrated anything,  it is that the industrial civilization and global supply chain cannot be relied upon. Practice farming. Go … Continue reading Radical Resolutions 2021

Civilization is Going to Crash. What Next?

Excerpted from the book Endgame: The Problem of Civilization, by Derrick Jensen. If you’ve gotten this far in this book—or if you’re simply anything other than entirely insensate—we probably agree that civilization is going to crash, whether or not we help bring this about. If you don’t agree with this, we probably have nothing to say … Continue reading Civilization is Going to Crash. What Next?

The Importance of Mobility for Resistance Movements

This article talks about mobility for asymmetric conflict. For more on this topic, click here for an article regarding selecting appropriate equipment for action scenarios. Why Mobility? Asymmetric warfare is a form of struggle where one side in the conflict has overpowering firepower, numbers, and resources. The other side is relatively weak and few in … Continue reading The Importance of Mobility for Resistance Movements

Reconciliation Is Dead: A Strategic Proposal

Editor’s note: this piece began circulating in the wake of the raids on Wet’suwet’en territory. We have covered these topics and  discussed strategic approaches to escalation in recent weeks. This piece contributes to this ongoing discussion. Featured image via Unist’ot’en Camp. #ShutDownCanada #ReconciliationIsDead #RevolutionIsAlive. As with all cross-posts, sharing this does not imply that Aphonika … Continue reading Reconciliation Is Dead: A Strategic Proposal

Endgame: Resistance and Resilience

Excerpted from Endgame by Derrick Jensen / Featured image: River Grass by Max Wilbert If you’ve gotten this far in this book—or if you’re simply anything other than entirely insensate—we probably agree that civilization is going to crash, whether or not we help bring this about. If you don’t agree with this, we probably have … Continue reading Endgame: Resistance and Resilience

The Aerosol Masking Effect and Industrial Collapse

Featured image: Linear clouds in this satellite photo show the path of large ships. Exhaust from the extremely polluting bunker fuel these ships burn acts as a nucleus for condensing water vapor, forming clouds. One container ship releases as much pollution as 50 million cars. Public domain photo. By Max Wilbert The Global Climate System … Continue reading The Aerosol Masking Effect and Industrial Collapse