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How To Organize A DGR Training In Your Community

One of the biggest barriers to effective resistance today is that most people who want to resist don’t have the knowledge or skills. That’s why Deep Green Resistance offers trainings and workshops to aspiring organizers and revolutionaries. Our trainings are tailored to your needs and adapted to your specific situation. These trainings aim to move … Continue reading How To Organize A DGR Training In Your Community

Deep Green Resistance recognizes the necessity of militant action

Excerpted from the book Deep Green Resistance — Chapter 15: Our Best Hope by Lierre Keith. 6. Deep Green Resistance recognizes the necessity of militant action. If we had enough people for a mass movement or enough time to build one, we could shut down the activities that are destroying our planet using only determined … Continue reading Deep Green Resistance recognizes the necessity of militant action

Deep Green Resistance means repair of human cultures

Excerpted from the book Deep Green Resistance — Chapter 15: Our Best Hope by Lierre Keith. Featured Image: Women in 1919 Revolution in Egypt via Flickr 5. Deep Green Resistance means repair of human cultures That repair must, in the words of Andrea Dworkin, be based on “one absolute standard of human dignity.” That starts … Continue reading Deep Green Resistance means repair of human cultures

Deep Green Resistance requires repair of the planet

Excerpted from the book Deep Green Resistance — Chapter 15: Our Best Hope by Lierre Keith. 4. Deep Green Resistance requires repair of the planet This principle has the built-in prerequisite, of course, of stopping the destruction. Burning fossil fuels has to stop. Likewise, industrial logging, fishing, and agriculture have to stop. Denmark and New … Continue reading Deep Green Resistance requires repair of the planet

Deep Green Resistance must be multilevel

Excerpted from the book Deep Green Resistance — Chapter 15: Our Best Hope by Lierre Keith. Featured image: Felix Mittermeier via Unsplash 3. Deep Green Resistance must be multilevel. There is work to be done—desperately important work—aboveground and underground, in the legal sphere and the economic realm, locally and internationally. We must not be divided … Continue reading Deep Green Resistance must be multilevel

Community Organizing Guide

This material from the Neighborhood Anarchist Collective differentiates activism, organizing and leadership. It explains the basics of organizing. For further information on organizing, check out the book Deep Green Resistance. This guide aims to empower people to become effective organizers in their communities. Organizers bring people together and make it easier for people to take … Continue reading Community Organizing Guide

The Declaration On Women’s Sex-Based Rights

For this episode of the Green Flame we celebrate the United States launch of the Women’s Human Rights Campaign with WHRC U.S. co-contact Thistle Pettersen and U.S. WHRC media moderator Austin DeVille. Our skill-share highlights the WHRC effort to offer mutual support in the face of inevitable backlash: It is of the utmost importance strategically … Continue reading The Declaration On Women’s Sex-Based Rights

The Wind That Shakes The Barley: The Green Flame Podcast

This episode of The Green Flame is a group discussion of the 2006 Ken Loach film “The Wind That Shakes the Barley.” We recommend watching the film before listening to this episode to better understand the discussion. You can view the film for free on Archive.org: https://archive.org/details/TheWindThatShakesTheBarleyFULLMOVIE The title of the film “The Wind That … Continue reading The Wind That Shakes The Barley: The Green Flame Podcast

Mutual Aid: A Brief Introduction

This short introduction to the concept of “mutual aid” was originally published by Keith O’Connell in Oh Shit! What Now? Mutual aid is placed in opposition to social Darwinism which promotes competition, and the power of the ruling class under capitalism. While Deep Green Resistance is not an anarchist organization, we draw heavily on the … Continue reading Mutual Aid: A Brief Introduction

An Hour For Others: How Can You Support Action From Afar?

In this video clip Derrick Jensen talks about how to support direct action, both through loyalty and physical, material support. Derrick lists many ways people can support others on the front line, using examples such as supporting indigenous people opposing oil pipelines and the importance of using your skill set from accounting and writing to … Continue reading An Hour For Others: How Can You Support Action From Afar?