Categories Archives: Culture of Resistance

Chilean Supreme Court votes unanimously to halt development of proposed Goldcorp mine

By Dawn Paley / Vancouver Media Co-op On Friday, the Chilean Supreme Court ratified a lower court ruling that rendered Goldcorp’s environmental assessment for the El Morro mine null, due to irregularities including the company’s failure to properly consult with the Diaguita Huascoaltinos Indigenous and Agricultural Community, whose lands would be destroyed if the mine … Continue reading Chilean Supreme Court votes unanimously to halt development of proposed Goldcorp mine

Revolutionary Music Show with Dustin and the Furniture and more (5/7)

Join Deep Green Resistance Wisconsin for a revolutionary music show event on Monday, May 7th, 2012, beginning at 7:00pm, at the Candlelight Collective in West Bend, WI, located at 258 N. Main St. (Lower). The event will include musical acts by: Dustin and the Furniture, Y-Lime, and Bonesaw. Dustin and the Furniture, based in Tennessee, … Continue reading Revolutionary Music Show with Dustin and the Furniture and more (5/7)

In Solidarity with Pine Ridge – DGR Great Plains Announces Action at White Clay, NE

The film Battle for Whiteclay, a documentary about the ongoing genocide in Whiteclay, Nebraska March for Justice 2012: Always in Memory of Wally Black Elk and Ron Hard HeartDate: June 9th, 2012 at 12 pmLocation: Billy Mills Hall, Pine Ridge, SDA Day of Action against Whiteclay, NE Whiteclay, Nebraska is an unincorporated village with a … Continue reading In Solidarity with Pine Ridge – DGR Great Plains Announces Action at White Clay, NE

Chris Hedges: Welcome to the Asylum

By Chris Hedges / TruthDig When civilizations start to die they go insane. Let the ice sheets in the Arctic melt. Let the temperatures rise. Let the air, soil and water be poisoned. Let the forests die. Let the seas be emptied of life. Let one useless war after another be waged. Let the masses … Continue reading Chris Hedges: Welcome to the Asylum

Book Review: Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization

By Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance Lester Brown’s exhaustively researched book, Plan B 4.0 – Mobilizing to Save Civilization, is a bold and impressive effort to chart a course to ecological sustainability, one of very few books that attempts this worthwhile goal. Brown lists 4 steps that Plan B 4.0 focuses on to achieve … Continue reading Book Review: Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization

Warao people of Venezuela eking out an existence on rubbish of civilization

By Rhodri Davies / Al Jazeera Emiliano Veria searches through knee-high piles of garbage, in a dump that stretches to the horizon. It’s a daily fight between him, scores of other scavengers and carrion birds. Amid smouldering waste, the pickers look for metals and clothes to sell. Alongside the vultures, they hunt for food to … Continue reading Warao people of Venezuela eking out an existence on rubbish of civilization

Climate change forcing Yup’ik Eskimo community in western Alaska to evacuate

By Thin Lei Win / AlertNet The 400-strong Eskimo community in Newtok in western Alaska is living on shaky ground. Literally. The permafrost – the permanently frozen subsoil – on which the village is located is melting as temperatures warm. Advanced erosion caused by the Ninglick River next to the village and seasonal flooding and … Continue reading Climate change forcing Yup’ik Eskimo community in western Alaska to evacuate

What’s Legal Protest in Chicago? Know your rights!

Deep Green Resistance Chicago (DGRC) is hoping many will be coming to Chicago for some of the many protests planned in May.  Hopefully, if you are in the area, you have a chance to check out this event. “Thousands of demonstrators are expected to converge upon the City of Chicago in May for the NATO … Continue reading What’s Legal Protest in Chicago? Know your rights!

“Occupy the Farm” coalition takes over land tract near Berkeley to feed local community

By Jeff Conant / AlterNet Invoking the spirit of international peasant farmer movements La Via Campesina and Brazil’s Movimento Sem Terra, hundreds of people entered a five-acre plot of land at the Berkeley/Albany border on Sunday April 22, in one of this spring’s first high-profile actions of the Occupy movement. Their goal? To farm the … Continue reading “Occupy the Farm” coalition takes over land tract near Berkeley to feed local community

Awá people of Brazil under threat of annihilation by illegal logging and massacres

By Gethin Chamberlain / The Observer Logging companies keen to exploit Brazil’s rainforest have been accused by human rights organisations of using gunmen to wipe out the Awá, a tribe of just 355. Survival International, with backing from Colin Firth, is campaigning to stop what a judge referred to as ‘genocide’. Trundling along the dirt … Continue reading Awá people of Brazil under threat of annihilation by illegal logging and massacres