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Strike in Haiti: Support Needed

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

Dominican Republic Cane Cutters & Haitian Garment Workers Meet to Voice Their Own Demands

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

Seattle Teachers Strike: Revolution AND Reform

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

Mapping the Supply Chain of Empire

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

Berry Boycott: Don’t Buy Driscolls or Sakuma Farms Berries

via Boycott Sakuma Berries Berry Boycott in Effect as of January “Bellingham, WA – A local boycott committee led by WWU Students for Farmworker Justice has garnered several wins for Familias Unidas por la Justicia. Back in September the committee convinced the owner of a local grocery store, TERRA, to stop selling Driscoll’s label berries. … Continue reading Berry Boycott: Don’t Buy Driscolls or Sakuma Farms Berries

Historic Images of Seattle

Seattle has a long history of social struggle and revolutionary politics that spans many decades. The indigenous people resisted European colonization in several wars in the 1800’s, including the Puget Sound War. Labor struggles have been a huge part of the history of this city, as have been immigration issues, especially in Chinese, Japanese, and … Continue reading Historic Images of Seattle

Lessons From the Luddites: Strategically Smash the Machine

“if we don’t break’em, our lives they will take’em. Our croft, our cottage, our village as wello. No freedom or laughter for those who come after, But a servant and master in a factory hell.” Seize the Day: General Ludd Essay by Ben Ludd Resistance is fertile. It strengthens. It works. It never dies. We … Continue reading Lessons From the Luddites: Strategically Smash the Machine

The Fight for Migrant Rights at Sakuma Farms

Attention everyone – this is important. You may or may not know that Sakuma Farms has recently cut off its negotiations with striking migrant workers. As one of the primary victims of industrial civilization, these men and women need our support; the mistreatment of agricultural workers lies at the intersection of multiple disgusting power structures, … Continue reading The Fight for Migrant Rights at Sakuma Farms

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

May Day or Mayday?

Chris Byron // Deep Green Resistance Orlando May Day is one of the last vestiges of worker solidarity in the United States. Initially the holiday was a left-wing celebration of union organizing, and a protest against the state for executing seven innocent anarchists. Both are on the decline. Union membership in the United States has … Continue reading May Day or Mayday?