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Resistance News for May 2019

Resistance News May 8, 2019 by Max Wilbert Deep Green Resistance max@maxwilbert.org https://www.deepgreenresistance.org Current atmospheric CO2 level (daily high from May 6th at Mauna Loa): 414.49 PPM A free monthly newsletter providing analysis and commentary on ecology, global capitalism, empire, and revolution. For back issues, to read this issue online, or to subscribe via email … Continue reading Resistance News for May 2019

Party With Ecocentric Values Challenges the Political Orthodoxy in Tasmania

Featured image: Northwest Tasmania.  Photo by Joanna Pinkiewicz, Deep Green Resistance Australia.      by Dr. Geoff Holloway Ecocentrism is an all-encompassing concept that covers geo-diversity and biocentrism but extends the latter. Also, by definition, eco-centrism is the basis of calls for the Rights of Nature and is the fundamental basis of Deep Ecology (including … Continue reading Party With Ecocentric Values Challenges the Political Orthodoxy in Tasmania

Operational Security 101 for Activists and Revolutionaries

     by Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance Those in power do not hesitate to assault, imprison, torture, and sometimes murder those who fight capitalism, patriarchy, racism, the murder of the planet, and other elements of global empire. In order to do this, they need information. State agencies, private military corporations, investigators, and far-right … Continue reading Operational Security 101 for Activists and Revolutionaries

Colonial frontlines in the city: urban Indigenous organizing

In so-called Canada, urban Indigenous organizers are re-energizing a decades-old struggle by redefining Indigenous sovereignty in the city streets. By Natalie Knight originally published on roarmag.org featured image by Sharon Kravitz “I brought you all some water,” I said to the ragtag crew of six holding our “All Nations Unite With Wet’suwet’en” banner across the … Continue reading Colonial frontlines in the city: urban Indigenous organizing

Resistance News for January 10, 2019

by Max Wilbert Deep Green Resistance max@maxwilbert.org https://www.deepgreenresistance.org Current atmospheric CO2 level (daily high at Mauna Loa): 410.73 PPM A free monthly newsletter providing analysis and commentary on ecology, global capitalism, empire, and revolution. For back issues, to read this issue online, or to subscribe via email or RSS, visit the Resistance News web page. … Continue reading Resistance News for January 10, 2019

Political Education for the Poor – An Advocacy for a New Political Awareness

Coming to a political consciousness is not a painless task. To overcome denial means facing the everyday, normative cruelty of a whole society, a society made up of millions of people who are participating in that cruelty, and if not directly, then as bystanders with benefits. A friend of mine who grew up in extreme … Continue reading Political Education for the Poor – An Advocacy for a New Political Awareness

Book Review: Make Rojava Green Again, by The Internationalist Commune of Rojava

“In the Western world the authoritarian state and right wing movements are celebrating their comeback  – the former stars of neoliberalism are already on their way to open fascism.  Trump, Erdogan and Putin are removing the last masks of democracy.  In the face of these developments, most revolutionary movements stand frozen.  Marginalized and without perspective, … Continue reading Book Review: Make Rojava Green Again, by The Internationalist Commune of Rojava

Support Political Prisoners This Season

Political prisoners, some serving maximum sentences of 25 years to life, are especially vulnerable during the dark days of winter.  Many have been incarcerated so long that family and friends have forgotten them.  Others have family that cannot afford to accept phone calls or visit.  Prisoners are frequently serving sentences far from their homes and … Continue reading Support Political Prisoners This Season