Categories Archives: The Solution: Resistance

Haida Gwaii Protect Their Island From CoViD

The following press release was posted on the Gandlee Guu Jaalang (Daughters of the Rivers) Facebook Page. They are Matriarchs from the archipelago of Haida Gwaii (islands of the Haida people) who are currently upholding Haida law through the occupation of two ancient villages, Kung and Sk’aawats. Deep Green Resistance stands in solidarity with indigenous … Continue reading Haida Gwaii Protect Their Island From CoViD

The Life Support Systems of Planet Earth Are Failing

By Max Wilbert In medicine, shock refers to an extremely serious condition of inadequate blood perfusion. Shock is most often caused by heart problems, severe infections, allergic reaction, massive blood loss, overdose, or spinal cord injury. Of the 1.2 million people who show up to U.S. emergency rooms with signs and symptoms of shock each … Continue reading The Life Support Systems of Planet Earth Are Failing

The Minneapolis Uprising [Green Flame]

Simmering rage fueled by racism exploded when the Minneapolis Police Department murdered George Floyd on May 26, 2020. Since then, protests have taken place in more than 2000 U.S. cities and towns and 60 countries. More than 22 people are dead and more than 11,000 have been arrested as demonstrations have escalated to violence. To … Continue reading The Minneapolis Uprising [Green Flame]

Organizational Structures for Resistance Movements

Chapter 8: Organizational Structure An excerpt from the book Deep Green Resistance: Strategy to Save the Planet. There is one thing you have got to learn about our movement. Three people are better than no people. —Fannie Lou Hamer, civil rights leader Resistance organizations can be divided into aboveground (AG) and underground (UG) groups. These … Continue reading Organizational Structures for Resistance Movements

How Should We Struggle?

Jack D. Forbes (Powhatan-Renapé and Lenape) was the author of  Columbus and Other Cannibals, one of the most important books ever written. In this excerpt, edited slightly for publication, Forbes warns how the “cannibal sickness,” or wetiko disease, the spiritual illness that he describes as driving the exploitation, domination, and “consumption” of others, can sometimes … Continue reading How Should We Struggle?

Medical Support for Resistance Movements

PaperRevolution.org / Creative Commons Street medics, or action medics, are volunteers with varying degrees of medical training who attend protests and demonstrations to provide medical care such as first aid. Unlike regular emergency medical technicians, who serve with more established institutions, street medics usually operate in a less formal manner. Street medics, or action medics, … Continue reading Medical Support for Resistance Movements

The Importance of Mobility for Resistance Movements

This article talks about mobility for asymmetric conflict. For more on this topic, click here for an article regarding selecting appropriate equipment for action scenarios. Why Mobility? Asymmetric warfare is a form of struggle where one side in the conflict has overpowering firepower, numbers, and resources. The other side is relatively weak and few in … Continue reading The Importance of Mobility for Resistance Movements

The Water Grab is Dead

After 31 years of resistance including contributions from Deep Green Resistance, Las Vegas has abandoned a water extraction project on indigenous lands in Nevada. By Max Wilbert On May 21st, after a series of legal defeats stretching over years, the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) began to withdraw its remaining federal and state applications to … Continue reading The Water Grab is Dead

Equipment for Scouting and Action

Rage and violence are exploding in the streets of the United States. Eleven people have been killed, hundreds injured, and thousands arrested over the last week. Police are running wild, attacking and injuring non-violent protesters, journalists, and bystanders in their rush to protect private property. A revolt on this scale has not seen since the … Continue reading Equipment for Scouting and Action