Written by Manu Moudgil – India’s historic farmers movement has overcome regional, religious, gender and ideological differences to challenge corporate influence on government. By Manu Moudgil/Waging Non Violence On Feb. 6, protesters blocked roads at an estimated 10,000 spots across India as part of the ongoing movement against the new farm laws enacted by the … Continue reading India’s Farmers’ Protests Are About More Than Reform — They Are Resisting The Corporate Takeover Of Agriculture
Editor’s note: DGR strongly opposes the three new farm laws that have inspired the farmer’s protests in India. However, we do not necessarily agree with all of the demands of the protestors. This article original appeared on the People’s Archive of Rural India on January 28, 2021. Written By Shraddha Agarwal. Featured image by the Author “We … Continue reading India’s Farmer Strike: We Have Marched Before, We Will March Again.
by Kara Huntermoon Liberation Listening is a radical community healing method designed to increase the effectiveness of change-making organizations in the face of systems of oppression and a collapsing society. A major focus of our work is in developing and supporting leadership. Although readers of this article may be unfamiliar with the practices of Liberation … Continue reading Leadership and Listening for Liberation
Paul Feather calls us to reframe this time of crisis: “Shall we permit the storytellers to name what it is that we do? They would call this a lockdown, but we are going through the motions of a general strike. Our foe is down. Are there no holds barred? Strike now! Strike down their stories. … Continue reading Will People Go On General Strike?
by Boris Forkel / Deep Green Resistance Germany The idea for this article came to me when I heard a man say at a demonstration that he was confused because he didn’t know if he was “right” or “left”. It therefore seems important to define such seemingly basic political terms as sharply and … Continue reading Political Education 101
by Rapid Response Network This day began as a commemoration of Chicago workers’ fight for the 8 hour work day and the right to organize. In Haiti, workers are still battling for these essential rights. Haitian garment workers receive the lowest wage in the western hemisphere – 350 Gourdes, or US $5.40. Their … Continue reading May 1st is May Day – International Workers’ Day
By Rapid Response Network Today, Haitian garment workers are going on strike to demand 500 gourdes ($7.94 for 8 hour work day)! This follows last Thursday’s (5/11) work stoppage and shut down of the SONAPI Industrial Park in Port Au Prince. From that action, union organizer, Telemarque Pierre, was fired without reason from his position … Continue reading Strike in Haiti: Support Needed
By One Struggle On what I earn, I can’t afford shoes… We are poor, poor, poor. There are days we go to bed without food. – Batey worker from the film, “The Price of Sugar” In the sugar plantations or bateyes of Dominican Republic, cane cutters often work barefoot. They can’t afford shoes. They can … Continue reading Dominican Republic Cane Cutters & Haitian Garment Workers Meet to Voice Their Own Demands
We aren’t that interested in personal purity. Of course we should all try to be good people, but politically it’s more important that we band together and use our power to force political and social change. This can happen in all sorts of different ways, but one of the most time-tested is the strike: workers … Continue reading Seattle Teachers Strike: Revolution AND Reform
Empire Logistics is an anti-capitalist project that aims to map the chokepoints of the industrial supply chain, primarily in the United States. Here at Deep Green Resistance, we promote a strategy for resistance that focuses on underground groups using clandestine sabotage to dismantle the industrial infrastructure that undergirds and supports the global economy. We also … Continue reading Mapping the Supply Chain of Empire