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Unprecedented Global Heat Waves are the “New Normal”

By Max Wilbert Heat that was once unthinkable is now becoming commonplace. In the three decades I have been observing weather in my native Pacific Northwest, heat that used to come once a decade now comes every year. Most people I speak with have the same experience. As usual, climate science lags behind observations. According … Continue reading Unprecedented Global Heat Waves are the “New Normal”

Questioning Unquestioned Beliefs: What the Lake Erie Bill of Rights Teaches Us

By Will Falk and Sean Butler Photo: 2009 algae bloom in western Lake Erie. Photo by Tom Archer. It should be clear to anyone following the events surrounding attempts by the citizens of Toledo, OH, with help from nonprofit law firm the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELDF), to protect Lake Erie with the Lake … Continue reading Questioning Unquestioned Beliefs: What the Lake Erie Bill of Rights Teaches Us

Pipelines 101: An Introduction To North American Oil & Gas Pipeline Routes and Safety Concerns

Editors note: this piece is nearly 8 years old, and as such some of the statistics are out-of-date. Nonetheless, it’s a valuable primer on North American pipeline infrastructure. Republished with permission. By Ben Jervey / Desmog Blog / July 28, 2011 Over the next couple of weeks, I’m going to be rolling out a whole … Continue reading Pipelines 101: An Introduction To North American Oil & Gas Pipeline Routes and Safety Concerns

A Look at Protracted People’s War

Editor’s Note: Revolutionaries must study each revolutionary tradition and learn from it. We don’t believe that PPW is a “magic bullet” for current pre-revolutionary conditions, but it is worth studying. By JP Protracted People’s War (PPW) is a military theory developed by Mao Zedong during the Chinese Civil War and the war against the Japanese … Continue reading A Look at Protracted People’s War

Code of Conduct for Deep Green Resistance

All societies – including the most peaceful; especially the most peaceful – have understood the necessity of codes of conduct, which are nothing more than behavioral norms. All serious organizations have codes of conduct by which people are meant to abide. The Spanish Anarchists did. So did the IRA. The Freedom Riders had a code … Continue reading Code of Conduct for Deep Green Resistance

What Are Your Attitudes Towards Resistance?

To effectively provide news, leadership, training, and more, we need to know more about our audience. With this goal, we are launching a survey asking our readers: how do you feel about resistance? Filling out this survey will only take a few minutes of your time, but will provide us with valuable data to inform … Continue reading What Are Your Attitudes Towards Resistance?

Deep Green Resistance People of Color Solidarity Guidelines

Developed by white Deep Green Resistance members, with guidance from the People of Color Caucus. Introduction White Supremacy is a system of power that is as active today as any time in this culture’s history. As white activists, we have been socialized into a culture of domination and often carry, practice, and reproduce racism in … Continue reading Deep Green Resistance People of Color Solidarity Guidelines

The Green Flame Podcast: “Civilization and Empire”

In this episode of The Green Flame, we interview Derrick Jensen and Lierre Keith about civilization, why a critical analysis of civilization is important, and how it can shape our revolutionary work. Radical lawyer Will Falk explains why the legal system will never save the planet. And our skill for this episode focuses on building … Continue reading The Green Flame Podcast: “Civilization and Empire”

Resistance Movement Profiles

Introduction Building a successful culture of resistance to address modern environmental and social justice crises requires that we learn what has and hasn’t worked for other groups. The Resistance Profiles below provide an introduction, with references to further resources, to different approaches of many resistance group of the past and present, with a wide range … Continue reading Resistance Movement Profiles