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.

Panamanian Police Assault Indigenous Dam Protesters

Featured Image: Police clashes. Credit: Frenadeso By Richard Arghiris / Intercontinental Cry Panama’s national police left approximately 20 indigenous Ngäbe protesters injured last week in what one medic described as an “absurd and irresponsible act.” The protesters, all residents of Gualaquita, mobilized against the Barro Blanco hydro dam after the project’s owner and operator, Honduran-based Generadora … Continue reading Panamanian Police Assault Indigenous Dam Protesters

Power and Direct Action: A Primer

By Will Falk / Deep Green Resistance This year’s Fourth of July week grew in horror as it passed. Each day brought new nightmares that struck me at a dizzying pace. By the end of the week, after I decided I was sick of weeping, I turned off the television, shut my Facebook tab, and … Continue reading Power and Direct Action: A Primer

Amidst Political Persecution an Indigenous Leader is Murdered in Honduras

By Cultural Survival This Thursday morning, March 3rd 2016, was stained with blood at the hands of the murderers who took Berta Cáceres’ life. Berta was a Honduran Indigenous leader who has been deeply involved in the protection of Indigenous land rights in Honduras, well known for her activism leading a campaign against the construction … Continue reading Amidst Political Persecution an Indigenous Leader is Murdered in Honduras

Liberalism’s Game: the Failure of Settler Solidarity in Hawai’i

Editor’s Note: For further analysis of effective resistance movements, please visit the Deep Green Resistance Book, and read about our strategy: Decisive Ecological Warfare. By Will Falk / Deep Green Resistance When I am in Hawai’i, I ask everyone I meet if the United States will ever voluntarily de-occupy the Islands. No one ever says yes. … Continue reading Liberalism’s Game: the Failure of Settler Solidarity in Hawai’i

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