by Francis Thicke, introduction by Steven Gorelick / Local Futures The organic food movement suffered a major setback recently, when the US National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) voted in favor of allowing hydroponically-grown products to receive the “organic” label. This decision should not have come as a surprise to those who have watched the organic movement … Continue reading What Does “Organic” Mean?
by Suzanna Jones Editor’s note: Suzanna Jones is an off-the-grid farmer who lives in Walden, Vermont. She was among those arrested protesting the Lowell wind project in 2011. This originally appeared in VTDigger; republished with permission of the author. There is a painful rift among self-described environmentalists in Vermont, a divide that is … Continue reading Suzanna Jones: Betraying the Environment
Featured image: Bonanza Flats Editor’s note: This is the second installment in a multi-part series. Browse the New Park City Witness index to read more. by Will Falk / Deep Green Resistance Before murdering millions during the Holocaust, the Nazis referred to Jews as rats. After murdering 17 people and lobotomizing some of his victims in … Continue reading New Park City Witness: The Problems With “Open Space”
Have you ever been to a so-called “green” energy generation facility? Recently several members of Deep Green Resistance visited the Spring Valley Wind Project, a set of 66 turbines, each nearly 400 feet tall and rated to produce 2.3 MW of power. This set of wind turbines in Spring Valley, NV has destroyed the land … Continue reading Photo Essay: “Bright Green Lies” — Wind Energy Kills Birds, Bats, and the Future
by Kim Hill, Deep Green Resistance Australia Don’t talk to me about sustainability. You want to question my lifestyle, my impact, my ecological footprint? There is a monster standing over us, with a footprint so large it can trample a whole planet underfoot, without noticing or caring. This monster is Industrial Civilization. I refuse to … Continue reading Sustainability is Destroying the Earth: The Green Economy vs. The Planet
Big NGOs—Greenpeace, 350.org, Avaaz, and so on—play an important role in maintaining capitalism and the status quo. These organizations protect the industrial economy and distract us from real solutions. By focusing on technological solutions (which destroy the planet, and are also lucrative industries for green businesspeople), divestment (which also represents a major investment opportunity, and … Continue reading Mainstream Environmentalism Protects Industrial Capitalism
Edited transcription of an interview by John Carico for The Fifth Column How do you feel about Dr. Jill Stein and the Green Party of America? I’m not a huge fan of the Green Party. I did a talk ten years ago at the Bioneers conference, which is about social change and environmentalism. One year … Continue reading Derrick Jensen interviewed about Deep Green Resistance, “transphobia,” and more
Eugene-based internet show Fuki Cafe recently interviewed Deep Green Resistance author and co-founder Derrick Jensen. Derrick spoke first about his weekly show on the Progressive Radio Network, titled Resistance Radio, and second about his upcoming book – The Crisis of Human Supremacy – which should be released in Spring of 2016. This wide-ranging interview is … Continue reading Derrick Jensen – Two Topics – YouTube
Julian Langer / Deep Green Resistance UK The President of the USA, Obama, is describing the Paris Climate Deal as a turning point for the world. The delegates stand up and applaud, in congratulations of this supposedly historic event in contemporary political history. …… I’m sorry, but, what?! James Hansen, among other experts, has already … Continue reading #EPICFAIL in Paris: COP21
By Julian Langer / Deep Green Resistance UK “Man [sic] is a part of nature and his war against nature is inevitably a war against himself.” —Rachel Carson “Are you helping to solve climate change?” asks the propaganda of the “solar revolution” bright green greenwashing. Yeah you! Reading this now. What are you personally doing … Continue reading Julian Langer: How many bright greens does it take to change a light bulb? How many dark greens does it take to smash one?