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Derrick Jensen interviewed about Deep Green Resistance, “transphobia,” and more

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

Seattle Teachers Strike: Revolution AND Reform

We aren’t that interested in personal purity. Of course we should all try to be good people, but politically it’s more important that we band together and use our power to force political and social change. This can happen in all sorts of different ways, but one of the most time-tested is the strike: workers … Continue reading Seattle Teachers Strike: Revolution AND Reform

Seattle Event: People’s Tribunal on the US Juvenile Justice System

There is a state of emergency for our youth of color in the United States. Ending the Prison Industrial Complex [EPIC] is responding to this state of emergency by organizing a People’s Tribunal on the US Juvenile Justice System. A people’s tribunal is a people’s court. Folks most impacted by the Prison Industrial Complex and … Continue reading Seattle Event: People’s Tribunal on the US Juvenile Justice System

(Not) Making Sense of Ferguson

By Will Falk, Deep Green Resistance Let’s be clear: The decision not to indict Darren Wilson for killing Michael Brown Jr. was inevitable. I do not write this to undermine, in any way, the justifiable rage being expressed around the country. I write this in the hopes that we can accurately diagnose the cancer characterized … Continue reading (Not) Making Sense of Ferguson

No New Youth Jail in Seattle (Deep Green Resistance)

Deep Green Resistance (DGR) Seattle members have some friends involved in an effort to stop a new youth jail from being built in Seattle. Instead of expanding the Prison Industrial Complex, they are calling for community programs to keep youth on a good path. The message below explains how you can help in this effort. … Continue reading No New Youth Jail in Seattle (Deep Green Resistance)

DIY Resistance: Post-Modern Robin Hoods

Many thanks to San Diego Free Press, who first published this article By Will Falk, Deep Green Resistance For the last year, it goes like this: My phone rings precisely at 6:30 AM. I groan in bed and reach towards the shelf holding my phone. By the time I locate my phone, I’ve missed the … Continue reading DIY Resistance: Post-Modern Robin Hoods

The Decision to Die, The Decision to Kill

By Will Falk, Deep Green Resistance Southwest Coalition  It is long past time we honestly assessed our capacity for violence. Violence – unconscionable violence many seem unconscious of – rages on around us. I write “unconscionable” because what other word describes the images of Palestinian children on hospital beds with half their heads caved in? … Continue reading The Decision to Die, The Decision to Kill

Free Black Panther Sekou Cinque T. M. Kambui!

Sekou Cinque T. M. Kambui (S/N William J. Turk) has requested a letter-writing campaign asserting his innocence in preparation for his upcoming parole hearing, which is scheduled for June 18, 2014. Sekou maintains that he has committed no crime, and yet has been under the heel of the State since 1975, when he was accused … Continue reading Free Black Panther Sekou Cinque T. M. Kambui!

Anarchist Group Claims Responsibility for Arson at Police Training Centre near Bristol

An anarchist group calling themselves the Angry Foxes Cell has claimed responsibility for the fire that has ripped through the Police Firearms Training Centre in Black Rock Quarry, being built in Somerset. In their communiqué they state they used an accelerant to burn the major electrical cables which led to the blaze. Their reasons for … Continue reading Anarchist Group Claims Responsibility for Arson at Police Training Centre near Bristol

US prison corporations exploiting nearly a million incarcerated people with sweatshop labor

By Steven Fraser and Joshua B. Freeman / TomsDispatch Sweatshop labor is back with a vengeance. It can be found across broad stretches of the American economy and around the world.  Penitentiaries have become a niche market for such work.  The privatization of prisons in recent years has meant the creation of a small army of workers … Continue reading US prison corporations exploiting nearly a million incarcerated people with sweatshop labor