By Imani Altemus-Williams / Waging Nonviolence At 9 am on an overcast morning in paradise, hundreds of protesters gathered in traditional Hawaiian chant and prayer. Upon hearing the sound of the conch shell, known here as Pū, the protesters followed a group of women towards Monsanto’s grounds. “A’ole GMO,” cried the mothers as they marched … Continue reading Native Hawaiians standing up against use of land for GMO experiments
By J. G. / Deep Green Resistance Great Plains Lorenzo Kom’boa Ervin is a veteran community and anti-racist, anti-colonialist, and anti-prison organizer. He was a member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, The Black Panther Party, and is a founding member of the Black Autonomy Federation. Lorenzo is the author of the underground classic, Anarchism … Continue reading “Racism has to be challenged”: An Interview with Lorenzo Kom’boa Ervin
By Owen Lloyd / Deep Green Resistance The latest work by John Michael Greer, The Blood of the Earth, synthesizes his thinking on two seemingly disparate subjects: magic, and peak oil. At this point, some cynical readers may suspect that the book is an effort at showing how magic can be used to produce oil … Continue reading Book Review: The Blood of the Earth
Deep Green Resistance Chicago (DGRC) is hoping many will be coming to Chicago for some of the many protests planned in May. Hopefully, if you are in the area, you have a chance to check out this event. “Thousands of demonstrators are expected to converge upon the City of Chicago in May for the NATO … Continue reading What’s Legal Protest in Chicago? Know your rights!
By Jeff Conant / AlterNet Invoking the spirit of international peasant farmer movements La Via Campesina and Brazil’s Movimento Sem Terra, hundreds of people entered a five-acre plot of land at the Berkeley/Albany border on Sunday April 22, in one of this spring’s first high-profile actions of the Occupy movement. Their goal? To farm the … Continue reading “Occupy the Farm” coalition takes over land tract near Berkeley to feed local community
Our Bodies Will Be Our Demand Open Letter to the Occupy Movement The Occupy Movement is beautiful. We support it and though we are small, we are participating all over the country. We invite all occupiers to read, give feedback, and if you feel moved to do so to present this at a General Assembly … Continue reading DGR action call: Occupy the Machine, Stop the 1%, Literally
On Saturday, 11/19, DGR Austin hosted our first Edible & Medicinal Plant Nature Walk. Our local experts Eric and Chris took thirty people (!!) on a walk in the woods, where we learned about how to identify and use a bunch of plants. Leaves to heal a cut, berries that one should not eat, a … Continue reading Edible & Medicinal Plant Resources
Occupy the Machine – Stop the 1%, Literally Occupy the Machine – Stop the 1%, Literally Our Bodies Will Be Our Demand Open Letter to the Occupy Movement The Occupy Movement is beautiful. We support it and though we are small, we are participating all over the country. We invite all occupiers to read, give … Continue reading An Open Letter to the Occupy Movement