Endgame Premises Archives: 20: Economics drives social decisions

Within this culture, economics—not community well-
being, not morals, not ethics, not justice, not life itself—drives social decisions.
Modification of Premise Twenty: Social decisions are determined primarily
(and often exclusively) on the basis of whether these decisions will increase the
monetary fortunes of the decision-makers and those they serve.
Re-modification of Premise Twenty: Social decisions are determined primarily (and often exclusively) on the basis of whether these decisions will
increase the power of the decision-makers and those they serve.
Re-modification of Premise Twenty: Social decisions are founded primarily (and often exclusively) on the almost entirely unexamined belief that the
decision-makers and those they serve are entitled to magnify their power
and/or financial fortunes at the expense of those below.
Re-modification of Premise Twenty: If you dig to the heart of it—if there is
any heart left—you will find that social decisions are determined primarily on the basis of how well these decisions serve the ends of controlling or destroying wild nature.

Beautiful Justice: We Will Not Adapt, We Will Not Die

By Ben Barker / Deep Green Resistance Wisconsin “There is a problem. It’s a big problem. It’s not just the kids in the inner city. It’s the average middle-class family dealing with this and suffering huge losses.” The problem is heroin. The voice quoted here belongs to a local parent who just lost two sons … Continue reading Beautiful Justice: We Will Not Adapt, We Will Not Die

Beautiful Justice: Beyond Fairy Tales

By Ben Barker / Deep Green Resistance Wisconsin Children learn early on to trust their parents. Adults are, without a moment’s hesitation, relied upon to take care of problems and make everything okay. When problems do arise, children may not even be aware of the unease, shielded as they are by the eternal wisdom of … Continue reading Beautiful Justice: Beyond Fairy Tales

Four blockaders lock themselves to truck carrying pipe for Keystone XL project

By Tar Sands Blockade Just minutes ago four landowner advocates and climate justice organizers locked themselves to the underside of a massive truck carrying 36″ pipe intended for Keystone XL construction. The truck is parked, idled at the entrance of the pipeyard, rendering construction activity impossible. Seven blockaders total are onsite risking arrest. Blockaders from … Continue reading Four blockaders lock themselves to truck carrying pipe for Keystone XL project