Categories Archives: The Solution: Resistance

The Women Of Kendeng Set Their Feet In Cement To Stop A Mine In Their Lands.

The women of Kendeng set their feet in cement to stop a mine in their lands. This is their story. This article was written by Febriana Firdaus on 13 November 2020 and published originally on Mongabay.  Across Indonesia, hundreds of communities are in conflict with companies seeking control of their resources. In some cases, the … Continue reading The Women Of Kendeng Set Their Feet In Cement To Stop A Mine In Their Lands.

[Press Release] Water Protectors Protest Walz’s Permit Decision At Governor’s Residence

Last Saturday morning, hundreds of activists gathered outside the Governor’s Residence to protest the approval of the 401 water quality certification for the Line 3 Pipeline. This permit, which was granted on Thursday by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, would allow Enbridge to cross 730 acres of wetlands and more than 200 streams in northern … Continue reading [Press Release] Water Protectors Protest Walz’s Permit Decision At Governor’s Residence

Historical Lessons of Successful Conservation Movements

In this piece, originally published in Counterpunch, George Wuerthner examines previous successful conservation movements, and describes what we can learn from them. We do not want those whose first impulse is to compromise. We want no straddlers, for, in the past, they have surrendered too much good wilderness and primeval areas which should never have … Continue reading Historical Lessons of Successful Conservation Movements

Fairy Creek Old-Growth Blockade Enters Fourth Month

Fairy Creek Blockade: defending old growth forests on unceded Pacheedaht territory by Reuben Garbanzo, on Lekwungen territory Joshua Wright, is a seventeen year old film-maker from Olympia, Washington with an irrepressible passion for protecting the last remaining old-growth temperate rainforests; and has handy access to a state-of-the-art digital mapping program that allows him to track … Continue reading Fairy Creek Old-Growth Blockade Enters Fourth Month

Protect The Elliott State Forest – DEADLINE TOMORROW

via Doug Pollock / Friends of OSU Old Growth Creating a Positive Future for the Elliott State Research Forest (ESRF): It’s important to be aware of the history and shortcomings of both OSU’s forest management and the Elliott process so we can choose a more positive path going forward. I’ve provided an update on the … Continue reading Protect The Elliott State Forest – DEADLINE TOMORROW

A Strong Argument Cannot be Cancelled

In this article,  Robert Jensen shares a straight-forward view  of Cancel Culture and how critique of a political position is not necessarily directed to mock the people who hold it but rather an invitation to become accountable to one’s obligation to participate in democratic dialogue. Originally published on Feminist Current. Being Canceled In the current … Continue reading A Strong Argument Cannot be Cancelled

Anti-Colonial Struggles Across Turtle Island

The following video looks at the many Indigenous-led struggles currently taking place across Turtle Island (North America). Indigenous People Day of Rage On 11th October, 2020, Indigenous peoples called a Day of Rage Against Colonialism. Main actions organized were against the forced assimilation of Indigenous peoples and for an alternative to Columbus Day. Colonial statues … Continue reading Anti-Colonial Struggles Across Turtle Island

Bakken Crude Oil Transport Bottlenecks

This article describes how the problems the oil industry are facing could be capitalized on by activists, particularly in light of reduced takeaway capacity from DAPL shutting down and the new Washington state law taking effect in 2020.  Acknowledgement and thanks from DGR to strategic thinkers  and activists everywhere. Bakken drillers may struggle to develop … Continue reading Bakken Crude Oil Transport Bottlenecks

Message To The French People

This writing was written by Deep Green Resistance cadre in December 2018 and is published here in English for the first time. Message To the French People In the past weeks we have seen an uprising of the people. Macron and his cronies in the L’Assemblee have gone too far again. The average people in … Continue reading Message To The French People

Oil Pipelines Are Easy to Shut Down

The Valve Turners is a label given to, and claimed by, environmental activists who take direct action against the fossil fuel industry by illegally turning emergency shut-off valves to close oil pipelines. Valve Turners have sought to use the necessity defense in court, arguing that they were obligated to act in the face of the … Continue reading Oil Pipelines Are Easy to Shut Down