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Ready To Resist

In this short essay Salonika relates what resistance personally means to her. By Salonika The system is fucked-up. If you are reading this, you probably know this already. You’re here because you know how fucked-up the system is. You know that it is based on the oppression of humans, nonhumans and the entire planet. You … Continue reading Ready To Resist

Revolutionary Organizing with Ahjamu Umi

Ahjamu Umi is a revolutionary organizer/activist, adviser, and liberation literature author. He is vastly concerned about the current state and future of this planet. Ahjamu has worked with the All African People’s Revolutionary Party for decades. His latest book, a manual of revolutionary community defense, is titled “A Guide for Defense Against White Supremacist and … Continue reading Revolutionary Organizing with Ahjamu Umi

I Favour Violence: Andrea Dworkin

In this short video Andrea Dworkin answers the question: “is law is an appropriate tool for the protection and also the advancement of women?” Well, what I feel about it is that we have to use what we’ve got and what we’ve got isn’t very much and we have to find some way to keep … Continue reading I Favour Violence: Andrea Dworkin

The Rules: Animal Testing and the SHAC 7

Trinity writes about The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the seven ‘Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty’ (SHAC 7) members who were originally charged with violating the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act. Trinity La Fey is clear in her writing: we all need to act as one to stop the destruction. The Rules by Trinity La Fey Josh … Continue reading The Rules: Animal Testing and the SHAC 7

Organizational Structures for Groups

Excerpted from Chapter 8, “Organizational Structure,” of the book Deep Green Resistance: Strategy to Save the Planet by Derrick Jensen, Lierre Keith, and Aric McBay. The most basic organizational unit is the affinity group. A group of fewer than a dozen people is a good compromise between groups too large to be socially functional, and … Continue reading Organizational Structures for Groups

Forest Defenders Launch New Blockades on Vancouver Island

This is an update regarding the chronology of events for the Old Growth Blockade which strives to protect the last old-growth temperate rainforests on Vancouver island, currently facing near-total eradication by the British Columbia government and logging companies. The Rainforest Flying Squad launches the Bugaboo Creek blockade to prevent road building into the last ancient … Continue reading Forest Defenders Launch New Blockades on Vancouver Island

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.

[Old Growth Blockade] 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 [Old Growth Blockade] Old-Growth Blockade Enters Fourth Month

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