Categories Archives: The Solution: Resistance

Thousands of Indigenous Peoples Converge on Brazil’s Capital

Featured image: Photo: Mídia NINJA/flickr (Some Rights Reserved). Political setbacks in Brazil give renewed thrust to annual mobilization for land rights.      by Nathália Clark, GlobalVoices / Intercontinental Cry The camp smelled like smoke and urucum, a plant used for body painting. A defiant energy pulsed through the crowd. We could hear chants, ritual mantras, and … Continue reading Thousands of Indigenous Peoples Converge on Brazil’s Capital

Wixarika Detain High-Ranking State Officials in Mexico

     by Agustin del Castillo, Milenio Jalisco / Intercontinental Cry Wixaritari communities of San Sebastián Teponahuaxtlán (Wuaut + a), have detained first and second level government officials from Jalisco State in the town of Mesa del Tirador, in protest of the lack of answers to their demands—in particular, the issue of land restitution in Huajimic, in … Continue reading Wixarika Detain High-Ranking State Officials in Mexico

Guatemalan Farmers Occupy Plantation Formerly Owned by Drug Traffickers

Featured image: Two children ride a bike through the plantation known as Las Palmeras in Guatemala. (WNV/Jeff Abbott)     by Jeff Abbott / Waging Nonviolence Guatemala’s southern coast is in a constant conflict caused by the expansion of agro-industry. Across the region, small farmers struggle to feed their families as companies buy up more and … Continue reading Guatemalan Farmers Occupy Plantation Formerly Owned by Drug Traffickers

Book Excerpt: Beyond Omission: Sobibór Death Camp

Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “A Taxonomy of Action” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the  Planet.  This book is now available for free online.      by Aric McBay All acts of omission require very large numbers of people to be permanently effective on a large scale. There are … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Beyond Omission: Sobibór Death Camp

Upcoming DGR Training in Southern Colorado

Join Deep Green Resistance and North Fork Valley Community Rights Advocates as we provide education and training in resistance and direct action. This training will take place in the North Fork Valley of southern Colorado from August 10-12th. More info and signup: — https://nfvcra.org/2018-deep-green-resistance-training/ — Typical subjects covered include: Grand strategy Campaign strategy Non-violent direct … Continue reading Upcoming DGR Training in Southern Colorado

“Guardians of the Amazon” Seize Illegal Loggers to Protect Uncontacted Tribe

Featured image: Guardians of the Amazon from the Guajajara tribe: “We patrol, we find the loggers, we destroy their equipment and we send them away. We’ve stopped many loggers. It’s working.” © Guardians of the Amazon      by Survival International Members of an Amazon tribe patrolling their rainforest reserve to protect uncontacted relatives from illegal loggers … Continue reading “Guardians of the Amazon” Seize Illegal Loggers to Protect Uncontacted Tribe

Book Excerpt: Acts of Omission: Strikes, Boycotts, and More

Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “A Taxonomy of Action” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the  Planet.  This book is now available for free online.      by Aric McBay The word strike comes from eighteenth-century English sailors, who struck (removed) their ship’s sails and refused to go to sea, but the concept of … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Acts of Omission: Strikes, Boycotts, and More

Book Excerpt: Goals, Strategies, and Tactics

Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “A Taxonomy of Action” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the  Planet.  This book is now available for free online.      by Aric McBay And here yet another temptation asserts itself. Why not wait until our cause becomes vivid and urgent enough, and our … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Goals, Strategies, and Tactics

Wixárika Community Blocks Highways, Closes Schools in Protest of Government Inaction

     by Agustin del Castillo / Intercontinental Cry  Este artículo está disponible en español aquí MESA DEL TIRADOR, Wixárika territories, Mexico — At midnight on May 10, 2018, members of the Wixárika (Huichol) community of Wuaut+a (San Sebastián Teponahuaxtlán), in the Western Sierra Madre of Mexico, took the dramatic step of blocking all entrances to their … Continue reading Wixárika Community Blocks Highways, Closes Schools in Protest of Government Inaction