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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

Resistance Newsletter — December 2018

by Max Wilbert Deep Green Resistance max@maxwilbert.org https://www.deepgreenresistance.org Current atmospheric CO2 level: 408.02 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. These essays also appear on … Continue reading Resistance Newsletter — December 2018

A Manifesto for a World in Crisis

THE SITUATION Our world is in crisis. Species extinction, topsoil loss, deforestation, rising seas, ocean acidification, global warming. It’s no exaggeration to say that the dominant culture is killing the planet. At the same time, societies around the world are staggeringly unjust. Neocolonialism builds up empires on the backs of indigenous peoples, sweatshop workers, unpaid … Continue reading A Manifesto for a World in Crisis

Honduras: Indigenous Garifuna Use Radio to Fight for Their Land

Featured image: Two recently constructed temples serve as the centerpiece of the Garifuna community of Vallecito. Image by Christopher Clark for Mongabay. by Christopher Clark / Mongabay The Garifuna, an Afro-indigenous ethnic group, have inhabited eastern Honduras since the late 18th century, collectively owning and conserving large tracts of Honduras’s rich coastal ecosystems. In recent decades … Continue reading Honduras: Indigenous Garifuna Use Radio to Fight for Their Land

Red Willow Womyn’s Family Society

     by Cultural Survival The Red Willow Womyn’s Family Society is a grassroots Indigenous nonprofit organization in the Cowichan Tribes First Nations territory of British Columbia, Canada. It was founded in 2009, as a small group of Hul’qumi’num women began weekly gatherings to talk about their lived experiences with daily systemic oppressions. Through these … Continue reading Red Willow Womyn’s Family Society