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Report from the East Coast Roadshow

The roadshow crew from left: Sam, Rachel, Cooper, Xander, and Val Update: East Coast Roadshow videos available Noam Chomsky gave the dedication at the opening of the Civic Media Center, a radical bookstore and community space in Gainesville Florida, and a signed photograph of the author smiled bemusedly from the wall as myself and four … Continue reading Report from the East Coast Roadshow

Stephanie McMillan: Killing Capitalism in the Name of Self-Defense

By Stephanie McMillan Global capitalism is killing the planet. It is turning the living world into dead commodities by exploiting the many for the profit of a few. Ecocide is the most urgent and immediate problem we face. If we don’t solve it, nothing else will matter. Economic troubles (not to mention our personal issues) … Continue reading Stephanie McMillan: Killing Capitalism in the Name of Self-Defense

Late May Report

By Ben Cutbank, Coordinator of Deep Green Resistance Wisconsin The last few months have seen Deep Green Resistance Wisconsin engaging in much planning, organizing, and participating in important events. In late March, members of DGR Wisconsin participating in the broader movement’s international members’ conference, which we helped to host in the southeastern part of Wisconsin. … Continue reading Late May Report

Stephanie McMillan: Land Defense and Class Struggle: Building Alliances to Defeat Capitalism

By Stephanie McMillan Environmental destruction is the most urgent and immediate problem we face. If we don’t solve it, nothing else will matter. I would argue that it’s the principle contradiction of the current period. Through it, the common ruin of contending classes is becoming increasingly likely, but as the economic and ecological crises converge, … Continue reading Stephanie McMillan: Land Defense and Class Struggle: Building Alliances to Defeat Capitalism

Activists against mountaintop removal and fracking joining forces in West Virginia

By Dave Cooper / Huffington Post While combating dirty fossil-fuel energy sources like coal and shale gas, activists can sometimes find themselves so intensely focused on one issue that they lose track of important developments in other related fossil fuel campaigns. Mountain Justice Spring Break (MJSB), March 21-28 in northern West Virginia, seeks to build … Continue reading Activists against mountaintop removal and fracking joining forces in West Virginia

Mid-February Report

By Ben Cutbank, Coordinator of Deep Green Resistance Wisconsin Here in the middle of February 2012, after about half of a year since forming, the Wisconsin chapter of the Deep Green Resistance (DGR) international movement is thriving. What follows is a report on recent developments from within: We have a solid core group and have … Continue reading Mid-February Report

Occupy the Machine – Stop the 1% Has Begun

Our Bodies Will Be Our Demand Photo Credit: Not a DGR Action. Earth First and Rising Tide blockaded a gas-fired power plant construction site in Palm Beach County, Florida in 2008. Occupy the Machine is an ad hoc umbrella group using serious, sustained direct action campaigns to shut down major targets that destroy the land … Continue reading Occupy the Machine – Stop the 1% Has Begun

Strategy to Save the Planet

“Building a culture of resistance” is a large undertaking, but necessary to achieving the  political activism that the planet needs.  A culture of resistance is a dedicated alliance of people and their affiliates that together work for long-term social change.  The book, Deep Green Resistance: Strategy to Save the Planet, describes several such cultures, from … Continue reading Strategy to Save the Planet