This piece from Low-Tech Magazine examines the practice of coppicing trees for firewood and other uses. The author argues that this practice offers a sustainable, low-tech, small-scale alternative to industrial logging, and doesn’t threaten to accelerate global warming. While we don’t agree with every element of this piece, it is a very important article. How … Continue reading How to Make Biomass Energy Sustainable Again
This episode of The Green Flame is a group discussion of the 2006 Ken Loach film “The Wind That Shakes the Barley.” We recommend watching the film before listening to this episode to better understand the discussion. You can view the film for free on Archive.org: https://archive.org/details/TheWindThatShakesTheBarleyFULLMOVIE The title of the film “The Wind That … Continue reading The Wind That Shakes The Barley: The Green Flame Podcast
In this piece Aimee reflects on the impact of unemployment and poverty in her community, and on the political importance of union organising and grassroots resistance. By Aimee Wild On May 1st 1981, 280 men and women left Liverpool to walk to London. My father was among them. I remember missing him badly. The People’s … Continue reading The People’s March For Jobs
In this writing Ben asks questions about a rail development that is destroying the natural world. He asks what it would take to stop the development and why we are not all talking about it. Is high speed rail the pinnacle of civilisations’ insanity? By Ben Warner Probably not, unfortunately, but it is an excellent … Continue reading High Speed Rail: The Insanity of Civilisation
The Ohio River is the most polluted river in the United States. In this series of essays entitled ‘The Ohio River Speaks,‘ Will Falk travels the length of the river and tells her story. Read the first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh part of Will’s journey. The Wind That Shakes The Goose Wings By … Continue reading The Wind That Shakes The Goose Wings
Arson attacks and other forms of sabotage against cell phone towers (mobile masts) have accelerated over past months. In this piece, Max Wilbert and Aimee Wild explore why people are burning cell phone towers. 6 Reasons Why Destroying Cell Towers is Justified By Max Wilbert and Aimee Wild Over the past few months, there have … Continue reading Why Are People Burning Cell Phone Towers?
By Will Falk / Deep Green Resistance Featured image: Flag of the San Patricios, or “Saint Patrick’s Battalion.” I do not know if my blood took sides. I do not know if I descend from those brave enough to fight back. I do not know, but the memories come easily enough. I search, so I … Continue reading Saint Patrick’s Battalion: Remember Old Alliances
Here are five upcoming Deep Green Resistance events around the world. Contact us to get involved, or donate to support our work. 1. Women and Wildness: Feminist Solidarity in Ecological Crisis (Dublin, Ireland — May 25, 2020) We are living through times of immense violence, from the ongoing annihilation of the natural world to the … Continue reading Upcoming Deep Green Resistance Events
This excerpt from Chapter 4 of the book Deep Green Resistance: Strategy to Save the Planet was written by Lierre Keith. Click the link above to purchase the book or read online for free. Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life? —Mary Oliver, poet The culture … Continue reading Culture of Resistance: Ecofascism and Lessons from the German Experience
by Ben Warner The result of last week’s election was both unsurprising and, oddly helpful. It demonstrated what many of us already know; that most of the electorate are ill-informed, and incapable of making even a basic, reasonable decision. We know that the media is corporately controlled and designed to protect corporate interests. We know … Continue reading What Does The UK Election Mean?