Video: The True Story of Chevron’s Ecuador Disaster

Over three decades of oil drilling in the Ecuadorian Amazon, Chevron dumped more than 18 billion gallons of toxic wastewater into the rainforest, leaving local people suffering a wave of cancers, miscarriages and birth defects. Now, with the support of an international campaign for justice, the communities affected by Chevron’s negligence are holding one of … Continue reading Video: The True Story of Chevron’s Ecuador Disaster

Occupy the Machine US Speaking Tour

Announcing the Occupy the Machine Cross-Country Speaking Tour Occupy the Machine – Stop the 1% – Are You Ready?  For ten thousand years, the 1% have been turning living creatures into dead commodities and robbing everyone to accumulate wealth. The Earth is now on the brink of biotic collapse. We get closer to the precipice … Continue reading Occupy the Machine US Speaking Tour

Walker Favors Wolf Hunters over Native Rights

from http://www.progressive.org/ By Rebecca Kemble, February 2, 2012 Last Thursday, Anishinaabe elder Joe Rose of the Bad River Band addressed a press conference at the WI State Capitol. He traveled 250 miles from the shores of Lake Superior to protest the passage of a highly controversial mining bill that opens the door to a huge, open … Continue reading Walker Favors Wolf Hunters over Native Rights

The State of our “Drinking Water”

Recently, you may have noticed a sticker on many of the water fountains around the University of Central Florida campus with the stark warning: “Contains Violation Levels of Radium, Cadmium & other Carcinogenic Toxins…Yours, Deep Green Resistance Orlando.” The object in reference is the water. According to the Environmental Working Group (a registered non-profit group … Continue reading The State of our “Drinking Water”

A New Declaration

from http://www.occupiedmedia.us/ by DERRICK JENSEN on Feb 1, 2012 • 5:43 pm We hold these truths to be self-evident: That the real, physical world is the source of our own lives, and the lives of others. A weakened planet is less capable of supporting life, human or otherwise. Thus the health of the real world is primary, more important than … Continue reading A New Declaration

Occupy the Machine – Stop the 1% Has Begun

Our Bodies Will Be Our Demand Photo Credit: Not a DGR Action. Earth First and Rising Tide blockaded a gas-fired power plant construction site in Palm Beach County, Florida in 2008. Occupy the Machine is an ad hoc umbrella group using serious, sustained direct action campaigns to shut down major targets that destroy the land … Continue reading Occupy the Machine – Stop the 1% Has Begun

New Boulder County Fracking Moratorium & Democracy School

On Wednesday night, the Boulder County Commissioners unanimously decided to put a one-month moratorium on new gas well in unicorporated Boulder County, and have tentatively planned a public hearing on March 1st to discuss extending the moratorium. You can read the resolution here if you’re having trouble falling asleep. The Commissioners said they want to make … Continue reading New Boulder County Fracking Moratorium & Democracy School

Menominee Seventh Grader Suspended for Saying “I Love You” in her Native Language

from http://www.nativenewsnetwork.com/ SHAWANO, WISCONSIN – What’s love got to do with it? Not much, especially if you say the words “I love you” in the Menominee language in front of a certain Wisconsin teacher. Seventh grader Miranda Washinawatok, Menominee, found this out. Miranda speaks two languages: Menominee and English. She also plays on her basketball … Continue reading Menominee Seventh Grader Suspended for Saying “I Love You” in her Native Language

DGR Wisconsin participates in anti-mining protest

from http://ashlandcurrent.com Citizens from around the state are planning to protest the proposed Assembly iron mining bill Wednesday and Thursday, according to the Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice. A “Bury the Bill” rally will take place on Wednesday at 5 p.m. at the State Capitol on the State Street steps. Then, Thursday from 10 … Continue reading DGR Wisconsin participates in anti-mining protest

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