Endgame Premises Archives: 15: Love does not imply pacifism

Love does not imply pacifism.

A Modern Eco-Sabotage Manifesto

By Max Wilbert The woman places an arrow on her bow, draws to her cheek, and fires. The arrow arcs over a high-voltage electrical transmission line, carrying a non-conductive rope. She jogs to her arrow, and begins to reel in the rope. As she pulls it over the lines, a conductive cable is revealed to … Continue reading A Modern Eco-Sabotage Manifesto

Falling in Love (Unist’ot’en Camp Report-Back)

Unist’ot’en Camp, January 2015 The storm enveloped us. Snow lashed the road. The darkness was total, our headlights casting weak yellow beams into the darkness. Most people had hunkered down in homes and motels, and the roads were near empty. Still, every few minutes a passing truck threw a blinding cloud of dry snow into … Continue reading Falling in Love (Unist’ot’en Camp Report-Back)

The Humility of Love: A Lesson from Chiapas

Humility. An important word you rarely hear in our culture anymore. Our culture seems to be going in the opposite direction, everything with a superlative. Everything bigger, faster, better, stronger. Everything new, shiny, pretty, expensive. But never humble. “Dude, love that car. It’s so humble.” Yeah, you never hear that. ... Continue reading →

DIY Resistance: I love you, Dad

Many thanks to San Diego Free Press, who first published this article By Will Falk, Deep Green Resistance “Your mother and I are worried about you,” my dad said looking down into the beer his hands cradled on a wood table in the Morris Inn at the University of Notre Dame. We came to Notre … Continue reading DIY Resistance: I love you, Dad

Defend What You Love

“I don’t think it is violence to defend that which you love.” ~ Saba Malik, Permaculturalist and member of the DGR Advisory Board, POC Caucus, and Women’s Caucus When civilization ends, the living world will rejoice. We must be biophilic people in order to survive. Those of us who have forgotten how must learn again … Continue reading Defend What You Love

DIY Resistance: Develop a Sense of Urgency

Many thanks to San Diego Free Press, who first published this article By Will Falk, Deep Green Resistance Southwest Coalition We are losing badly. The dominant culture is destroying what is left of the world and, right now, our resistance is simply ineffective. I cannot pretend to know exactly how we’re going to turn things … Continue reading DIY Resistance: Develop a Sense of Urgency

The Decision to Die, The Decision to Kill

By Will Falk, Deep Green Resistance Southwest Coalition  It is long past time we honestly assessed our capacity for violence. Violence – unconscionable violence many seem unconscious of – rages on around us. I write “unconscionable” because what other word describes the images of Palestinian children on hospital beds with half their heads caved in? … Continue reading The Decision to Die, The Decision to Kill

Time is Short: Nelson Mandela and the Path to Militant Resistance

By Adam Herriott / Deep Green Resistance UK We have had several months to reflect on the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela. Since his death, world leaders have attempted to coopt this legacy. It is especially interesting to see how many who once branded Mandela a terrorist are rushing to pay their respects. [1] … Continue reading Time is Short: Nelson Mandela and the Path to Militant Resistance

Time is Short: Resistance Rewritten, Part II

By Lexy Garza and Rachel / Deep Green Resistance Humans are storytelling creatures, and our current strategy as a movement is a story, with a beginning, middle, and end.  We need to ask whether that story matches up with reality, and with the way social change has happened throughout history. So here’s the story as … Continue reading Time is Short: Resistance Rewritten, Part II