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Desalination and the SNWA Water Grab

It should be clear by now that the SNWA water grab is a vampire project. Just when you think it is dead, it comes back again. As long as Las Vegas and southern Nevada are focused on increased growth and unsustainable development, they will need more water. The expansionist urge of the developers has no … Continue reading Desalination and the SNWA Water Grab

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

Update on Unist’ot’en Camp (Thursday AM)

Today the Coastal Gaslink company will be negotiating with the Wet’suwet’en traditional leadership. They may potentially allow workers past the barrier at Unist’ot’en Camp to conduct “pre-construction” activities. However, the compliance with the temporary injunction is not a surrender on the part of the Wet’suwet’en. It was a tactical maneuver to gain advantage in the … Continue reading Update on Unist’ot’en Camp (Thursday AM)

Unist’ot’en Camp, Facing Armed Invasion By Pipeline Cops, Complies with Injunction

On Monday, January 7th, Canadian federal police raided the Wet’suwet’en Access Point on Gidumt’en Territory on unceded indigenous land in what is commonly known as British Columbia, Canada. The Access Point is the forward position of a pipeline occupation held primarily by the Unist’ot’en Clan of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation. The Unist’ot’en have been occupying … Continue reading Unist’ot’en Camp, Facing Armed Invasion By Pipeline Cops, Complies with Injunction

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

Film Review: “First Reformed” Fails to Deliver on Environmental Themes

     by Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance “And for destroying the destroyers of the earth…” — Revelations, 11-18 The film “First Reformed” has an interesting premise. Toller (Ethan Hawke) is the sad, solitary  pastor of a small church who is asked to help Michael (Philip Ettinger), an activist and member of his congregation, … Continue reading Film Review: “First Reformed” Fails to Deliver on Environmental Themes