Endgame Premises Archives: 13: Those in power rule by force » Page 2

Those in power rule by force, and the sooner we break
ourselves of illusions to the contrary, the sooner we can at least begin to make
reasonable decisions about whether, when, and how we are going to resist.

Protecting Mauna Kea: This Is a War

So many good-hearted people want to see change in the world, with an end to environmental devastation, social injustice, and exploitation of women; but aren’t prepared to face the full difficulty of righting these wrongs. Those in power do not enforce their policies of extraction, oppression, and domination by accident or through mutual agreement with … Continue reading Protecting Mauna Kea: This Is a War

Protecting Mauna Kea: This Is A War

By Will Falk / Deep Green Resistance Sitting outside the 10 by 20 foot makeshift tent that has served as my home for the last 34 days on Mauna Kea, I watch the tent poles shudder to the concussion of US Army howitzer cannons firing live shells at their training grounds below. When the wind blows just … Continue reading Protecting Mauna Kea: This Is A War

(Not) Making Sense of Ferguson

By Will Falk, Deep Green Resistance Let’s be clear: The decision not to indict Darren Wilson for killing Michael Brown Jr. was inevitable. I do not write this to undermine, in any way, the justifiable rage being expressed around the country. I write this in the hopes that we can accurately diagnose the cancer characterized … Continue reading (Not) Making Sense of Ferguson

Deep Green Resistance – Liberal vs Radical Part 3 of 3

Don’t miss Liberal vs Radical part one and part two. (Video captions available in English, Russian, Portuguese.  Contact us if you would like to translate this or other Deep Green Resistance videos to another language.) Video Transcript: Once people realize that bad things are happening most of us are called to action. I would say these are the four main categories … Continue reading Deep Green Resistance – Liberal vs Radical Part 3 of 3

Earth: Land is Life video

An important view into indigenous ways of thinking and living, Earth: Land is Life centers on the 7th session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues in 2008, with interviews of delegates from around the world. The many representatives of many cultures speak eloquently on the importance of returning to a balanced way of … Continue reading Earth: Land is Life video

The Modern COINTELPRO and How To Fight It

By Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance Despite the seeming popularity of environmental and social justice work in the modern world, we’re not winning. We’re losing. In fact, we’re losing really badly. [1] Why is that? One reason is because few popular strategies pose real threats to power. That’s not an accident: the rules of … Continue reading The Modern COINTELPRO and How To Fight It

Review of Assata: An Autobiography

I grew up in the same country as Assata Shakur, but as a poor black woman, her autobiography reveals an experience a world apart from my own middle class, white male upbringing. She ably captures these differences in a series of anecdotes revealing that she did in fact grow up in a different country: "amerika", while I enjoyed the facades of democracy, peace, and justice in America. ... Continue reading →

Review of Sophie Scholl – The Final Days

Sophie Scholl - The Final Days depicts the true story of a courageous young German woman, standing strongly behind her principles, as she faces charges in 1943 of undermining Nazi Germany. Scholl and a network of more than twenty other people comprised the White Rose, opposing the Nazi regime through propaganda of graffiti and leaflets. The film centers on Scholl and her capture, interrogation, time in jail, and trial. ... Continue reading →

Deep Green Resistance – Liberal vs Radical Part 1 of 3

Watch part two and part three. Video Transcript: Two of my favorite people from history. My dad gets upset because they don’t really teach science anymore in the public schools, and this is mostly because the Right Wing can’t bear the thought of evolution. My mom gets sad ’cause they don’t really teach history anymore … Continue reading Deep Green Resistance – Liberal vs Radical Part 1 of 3