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Why Are People Burning Cell Phone Towers?

Arson attacks and other forms of sabotage against cell phone towers (mobile masts) have accelerated over past months. In this piece, Max Wilbert and Aimee Wild explore why people are burning cell phone towers. 6 Reasons Why Destroying Cell Towers is Justified By Max Wilbert and Aimee Wild Over the past few months, there have … Continue reading Why Are People Burning Cell Phone Towers?

How Do You Define Violence?

In this excerpt from his book Endgame: The Problem of Civilization, author Derrick Jensen explores how limited the English language is when considering different aspects of “violence.” By Derrick Jensen I do think we need more words in English for violence. It’s absurd that the same word is used to describe someone raping, torturing, mutilating, … Continue reading How Do You Define Violence?

An Introduction to Meaningful Action

The Deep Green Bush School is a participatory, technology-free, evolutionary and revolutionary school for ages 5-18 designed to raise intelligent, healthy, mature, responsible young adults who can think for themselves, meet their needs, live a meaningful life and challenge the current system in order to bring about a healthy world.  They are raising the dreamers, … Continue reading An Introduction to Meaningful Action

Will People Go On General Strike?

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?

Leveraging Ubiquitous Surveillance for Obfuscation

We live inside a surveillance state that is unparalleled. As exposed in various leaks, the NSA, GCHQ, Chinese government, and other national spy agencies record and store every phone call, text message, email, and other signal that is available to them, then make these records easily searchable in databases cross-referenced with names, locations, buying habits, … Continue reading Leveraging Ubiquitous Surveillance for Obfuscation

Eco Warrior Max Wilbert “We Need Fundamental Economic and Political Change Across the Planet”

This is an edited transcript of the interview Sam Mitchell from Collapse Chronicles conducted with DGR Member Max Wilbert. Sam Mitchell: It is an absolutely beautiful sunny winter day here in the great state of Texas, and the opening bell of the year 2020 and you have found your way to collapse chronicles. My name … Continue reading Eco Warrior Max Wilbert “We Need Fundamental Economic and Political Change Across the Planet”

Reconciliation Is Dead: A Strategic Proposal

Editor’s note: this piece began circulating in the wake of the raids on Wet’suwet’en territory. We have covered these topics and  discussed strategic approaches to escalation in recent weeks. This piece contributes to this ongoing discussion. Featured image via Unist’ot’en Camp. #ShutDownCanada #ReconciliationIsDead #RevolutionIsAlive. As with all cross-posts, sharing this does not imply that Aphonika … Continue reading Reconciliation Is Dead: A Strategic Proposal

Black Abolitionists Believed in Taking Up Arms

Long before the Civil War, black abolitionists shared the consensus that violence would be necessary to end slavery. Unlike their white peers, their arguments were about when and how to use political violence, not if. By Randal Maurice Jelks / Boston Review Reviewing “Force and Freedom: Black Abolitionists and the Politics of Violence,” by Kellie Carter Jackson. … Continue reading Black Abolitionists Believed in Taking Up Arms

Wet’suwet’en Solidarity Actions #ShutDownCanada

By Max Wilbert Featured image: solidarity actions initiated by Deep Green Resistance in Eugene, Oregon shut down multiple Chase Bank locations in the area on February 13th. Photo: Max Wilbert. Solidarity actions in the wake of a Canadian government raid on an indigenous community resisting pipeline construction are paralyzing the Canadian economy, shutting down factories, … Continue reading Wet’suwet’en Solidarity Actions #ShutDownCanada