No Justice – Or Future – In An Industrial Economy

A letter to the Occupy Wall Street movement, written by a member of Deep Green Resistance Austin, reminding us of a fundamental premise of any movement seeking a brighter future. an open letter to the national Occupy Wall Street movement Dearest Occupy :: I write y’all with the greatest admiration, excitement, hope, and humility. I … Continue reading No Justice – Or Future – In An Industrial Economy

Belated Reflections on MLK Day

*Author’s note: This was written by a white person of privilege, living in a society of institutionalized racism and white supremacy. As a white member of this culture, I receive material, emotional, and psychological benefits from this unjust arrangement of power, and have undoubtedly internalized this racism. For me to speak on race is to … Continue reading Belated Reflections on MLK Day

No Justice – Or Future – in an Industrial Economy

This essay first appeared on theplanetfeedsus. an open letter to the national Occupy Wall Street movement, from Aidan Ponyboy Kriese, DGR Austin Dearest Occupy :: I write y’all with the greatest admiration, excitement, hope, and humility. I write with the intention to contribute to the conversations that people are having nationally – and internationally – … Continue reading No Justice – Or Future – in an Industrial Economy

Are You a 'Good White Person?'

Having been raised in a culture predicated on racism and vilification of the “other”, we have all internalized a racist perspective. Relationships across lines of difference often fall prey to power dynamics reinforced by this perspective. The proliferation of “good white people” has not made the situation any better. In fact, as argued in this … Continue reading Are You a 'Good White Person?'

Australian Agency Monitors Groups Online that Target Critical Energy Infrastructure

The more serious your actions are, the more they will target you. That is ok. Repression is never a reason to not do what is necessary. Repression is just one more reason to fight. When they increase repression, you escalate. Or regroup and get stronger. But you always come back, harder. Re-posted from Earth First! … Continue reading Australian Agency Monitors Groups Online that Target Critical Energy Infrastructure

The Fight is Heating Up Against Logging Company in British Columbia

Island Timberlands (I.T.), a logging company owned by Wall Street investment firm Brookfield Asset Managaement, has its sights set on Cortes Island in British Columbia. But they’ll have to go through Zoe Blunt and a slew of local activists first. This is shaping up to be another epic battle between concerned activists and greedy corporate … Continue reading The Fight is Heating Up Against Logging Company in British Columbia

Colorado’s Front Range is Under Fracking Siege

 . Unless you live in a cave (lucky you!), you’ve probably heard about the recent explosion in efforts to drill for the natural gas that lies deep beneath our feet. The entire oil & gas industry seems to be descending upon Colorado, exploring and drilling thousands of new wells. A number of reasons have been … Continue reading Colorado’s Front Range is Under Fracking Siege

Bad River Chippewa Against Proposed Mining Legislation In Wisconsin

from http://www.intercontinentalcry.org/ BY AHNI JAN 8, 2012 The Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa are working, along with several NGOs, to stop a controversial mining bill that would gut existing environmental protections and effectively silence the public in order to streamline mining projects in the state of Wisconsin. Wisconsin State Assembly Bill 426 looks like it … Continue reading Bad River Chippewa Against Proposed Mining Legislation In Wisconsin

Earth at Risk: Stephanie McMillan on Capitalism

Our planet is under serious threat from industrial civilization; whether it’s the 200 species pushed to extinction everyday, catastrophic runaway climate change, the murder of the world’s topsoil, or the toxification of the air, water and our very bodies, this culture is incompatible with a living planet. Yet most activists refuse to consider strategies that might actually … Continue reading Earth at Risk: Stephanie McMillan on Capitalism

AIM & DGR Colorado Protest Suncor

This past New Year’s Eve, activists from the American Indian Movement and Deep Green Resistance Colorado organized a protest in Denver to raise awareness about the chronic negligence, pollution and general evil of Suncor Energy and it’s oil refinery in Commerce City, Colorado. We hooked up with members of Occupy Denver and marched down the 16th … Continue reading AIM & DGR Colorado Protest Suncor

Strategic activism