Endgame Premises Archives: 11: Civilization is a culture of occupation

From the beginning, this culture—civilization—has been
a culture of occupation.

Is colonial history repeating itself with Sabah forest carbon deal? (commentary)

This story first appeared in Mongabay. Editor’s note: THE FIRST LARGE SCALE NATURE CONSERVATION AGREEMENT (NCA) IN THE WORLD. You should be afraid, very afraid. (NCA) is a different acronym for (NGO). It is the new colonialism, green , clean and renewable. The market will not solve climate change or loss of biodiversity. The market … Continue reading Is colonial history repeating itself with Sabah forest carbon deal? (commentary)

Update from Peehee Mu’huh / Thacker Pass

This story first appeared in Protect Thacker Pass. By Max Wilbert It’s been 10 months since I first arrived at Thacker Pass and began work to protect the land from a proposed open-pit lithium mine in earnest. Today I share this video reporting from the land and sharing reflections on where the movement to protect … Continue reading Update from Peehee Mu’huh / Thacker Pass

Indigenous leaders from India denounce Modi over coal hypocrisy

Editor’s note: This struggle continues and we will continue to cover it. Deep Green Resistance against civilization is the only way to prevail. It “will not go quietly into the night.” – William Shakespeare This story first appeared in Survival International. Representatives of India’s Adivasi (Indigenous) people have denounced PM Narendra Modi for proclaiming his green credentials at COP, … Continue reading Indigenous leaders from India denounce Modi over coal hypocrisy

Ending systems of domination: Reclaiming our bodies and politics from global trauma

The article was first published on the Radical Ecological Democracy website. on 10/24/2021. Article link. Ending systems of domination: Reclaiming our bodies and politics from global trauma By Eva Schonveld and Justin Kenrick As the sun goes down on a system that cannot save us from itself, our only option is to bring that system … Continue reading Ending systems of domination: Reclaiming our bodies and politics from global trauma

“A total halt to new Protected Areas”: campaigners issue Marseille Manifesto for the future of conservation

This story first appeared in Survival. These Khadia men were thrown off their land after it was turned into a tiger reserve. They lived for months under plastic sheets. Millions more face this fate if the 30% plan goes ahead. © Survival International   Participants in the world’s first Congress to decolonize conservation have released … Continue reading “A total halt to new Protected Areas”: campaigners issue Marseille Manifesto for the future of conservation

Brazil court upholds ban on missionaries trying to contact isolated Indigenous

This story first appeared in Mongabay. by Fernanda Wenzel Brazil’s highest court has upheld a ban on missionaries entering reserves that are home to isolated and recently contacted Indigenous people during the pandemic. The decision comes in response to a lawsuit filed by Indigenous organizations against a law passed in July 2020 that allowed missionaries to … Continue reading Brazil court upholds ban on missionaries trying to contact isolated Indigenous

The Problem

This is an excerpt from the book Bright Green Lies, P. 1-7 By LIERRE KEITH “Once our authoritarian technics consolidates its powers, with the aid of its new forms of mass control, its panoply of tranquilizers and sedatives and aphrodisiacs, could democracy in any form survive? That question is absurd: Life itself will not survive, … Continue reading The Problem

Settlers Have an Obligation to Defend Treaty Rights, Too

This article originally appeared in YES! Magazine. BY ALEC CONNON & ERIKA LUNDAHL Shanai Matteson, a 39-year-old White settler, sat in the stuffy overflow room watching the packed Public Utility Commission meeting, along with more than a hundred others, in St. Paul, Minnesota, in June 2018. Over several hours, she listened as dozens of people—Native elders, local … Continue reading Settlers Have an Obligation to Defend Treaty Rights, Too

Lithium Wars: The New Gold Rush

In these brief series, Max Wilbert explores the #ThackerPass Litium Deposit in Humboldt Count, Nevada which will serve as a lithium clay mining development project  proposed by the Nevada government and federal agencies. This project will compromise the flora, fauna and streams of the area just for the sake of “clean” energy and profit. By … Continue reading Lithium Wars: The New Gold Rush

Indigenous People Confront 350 and Sierra Club

On October 12th, 2020, Indigenous People’s Day, a group of indigenous people and allies gathered in Illahee (Portland, Oregon) to confront the Sierra Club and 350.org for their corporate ties and advocacy of false solutions as outlined in the film Planet of the Humans. These groups were informed that they had breached trust with the … Continue reading Indigenous People Confront 350 and Sierra Club