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Stephen Jenkinson On Death, Community, and Elders

In this episode of Resistance Radio Derrick Jensen interviews Stephen Jenkinson. They discuss grief, trauma, history, death, community, living well and everything in between.   Stephen Jenkinson is a culture activist, teacher, author and ceremonialist. He is the author of numerous books, including Come of Age: The Case for Elderhood in a Time of Trouble and … Continue reading Stephen Jenkinson On Death, Community, and Elders

Entitlement and the Freedom to Destroy the Planet

By Aimee Wild I find articles describing freedom of speech irritating, because they come from a place of privilege that most people do not have. Freedom of speech means owning or possessing the power or right to act, speak, or think as one wants. Having the ability to verbalise one’s thoughts is a key component … Continue reading Entitlement and the Freedom to Destroy the Planet

“We’re Going to Be At This A While” — Hunger Strike Against Old-Growth Logging

This episode of The Green Flame features an interview with James Darling who is currently on the 8th day of a hunger strike against logging of old-growth forests in British Columbia, Canada (occupied First Nations territory). You can contact James at: (250) 816-4321, or at james0darling@gmail.com. In this interview, James talks about why he started … Continue reading “We’re Going to Be At This A While” — Hunger Strike Against Old-Growth Logging

Julia Beck on Lesbian Feminism and Gender

This interview with radical lesbian feminist, activist, and writer Julia Beck includes her insights on being politically homeless, girl gangs, the resilience of women (particularly women who have de transitioned), and our need for mutual respect and solidarity and support. Our skill share for this episode is a reading of DGR’s Solidarity Guidelines. Music is … Continue reading Julia Beck on Lesbian Feminism and Gender

“Wild Mind” Program for Activists & Revolutionaries

This Wild Mind Intensive program is offered by the Animas Valley Institute to Deep Green Resistance organizers, allies, and supporters. It will be held near Portland, Oregon in the United States. “Wild Mind” Intensive for Activists & Revolutionaries Those who confront oppression and destruction often struggle with profound stress and disconnection. This intensive aims to … Continue reading “Wild Mind” Program for Activists & Revolutionaries

Introduction to Security Codes

This article introduces a basic guide of generally accepted “security codes” for movements which can be applied in a variety of direct action, protest, and event situations. More articles related to security can be accessed here. These include topics like physical security for events, operational security, geolocation and tracking and many more. By Max Wilbert … Continue reading Introduction to Security Codes

Global Extraction Film Festival

Film festival website: www.caribbeancreativity.nl #FocusOnGlobalExtraction #GlobalExtractionAction The First Global Extraction Film Festival, streaming online from July 16-20, 2020, is FREE to the public worldwide. Curated by Esther Figueroa, environmental filmmaker based in Jamaica, in collaboration with Caribbean Creativity based in the Netherlands, GEFF 2020 is part of a movement to bring attention to both long … Continue reading Global Extraction Film Festival

Physical Security for Events / Actions

Vigilante, paramilitary, and state violence against resistance movements is on the rise. Around the world, regressive forces are violently resisting social movements for justice and sustainability, or using intimidation to create fear. Our movements must prepare for this. This post includes a training on how to protect protests, events, and locations from violent attacks and … Continue reading Physical Security for Events / Actions

Vince Emanuele—Veteran, Activist, and Organizer (Resistance Radio)

In this episode of resistance radio Derrick Jensen interviews Vince Emanuele about his experiences, values and activism. Vince Emanuele is a writer, activist, and combat veteran who currently lives in Michigan City, Indiana, where he and Sergio Kochergin run a community-cultural space called P.A.R.C. – Politics Art Roots Culture. In 2006, Vince refused a third … Continue reading Vince Emanuele—Veteran, Activist, and Organizer (Resistance Radio)