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Raccoon Rebellion Strikes Diamond Pipeline on Christmas

Featured image: Water Protectors from the Raccoon Rebellion-Arkansas Chapter conduct a safety lock-out/tag-out of a Main Operating Valve on the Diamond Pipeline as a Christmas gift to the Natural State. Editor’s note: This news illustrates how simple, relatively safe, and cost-effective small actions can be.  They simply put locks on a pipeline valve control box.  … Continue reading Raccoon Rebellion Strikes Diamond Pipeline on Christmas

Time is Short: Stopping Trains

"Puget Sound Anarchists" and "It's Going Down" have reported on four recent incidents of simple sabotage against rail operations. Using copper wire to signal track blockage (as depicted in a video on how to block trains), actionists have executed cheap and low-risk attacks to temporarily halt: ... Continue reading →

Water Protectors Shut Down Wisconsin Line 3 Construction and Warn Enbridge to “Stay Out of Minnesota”

     by Makwa Initiative Line 3 Front Line Resistance Early Wednesday morning water protectors from Camp Makwa stormed an Enbridge construction site, and delayed progress on the last unfinished Wisconsin segment of their proposed line 3 pipeline project. One individual from the Diné Nation descended into the muddy trench, climbed onto the pipe, and locked … Continue reading Water Protectors Shut Down Wisconsin Line 3 Construction and Warn Enbridge to “Stay Out of Minnesota”

Be Dangerous

     by Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance Have you heard the incredible news about Jessica Reznicek and Ruby Montoya, two activists who sabotaged the Dakota Access Pipeline? In early August, the two women admitted to committing multiple acts of eco-sabotage against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). They made their statement on video in … Continue reading Be Dangerous

Justice Thwarted in Huichol Land Restitution Case

Featured image by Octaviano Díaz Chema      by Tracy Barnett / Intercontinental Cry HUAJIMIC, Nayarit, Mexico — A century-old land conflict has flared up again in the Western Sierra Madre, deepening already raw tensions in the wake of the May 2017 assassination of two Huichol (Wixárika) leaders who fought to reclaim that land. On Friday, … Continue reading Justice Thwarted in Huichol Land Restitution Case

Arkansas: Rabbit Ridge Resistance Locks Out Diamond Pipeline Pump Station

     by Arkansas Rising On the morning of September 18th, 2017, water protectors from the Rabbit Ridge Resistance conducted a safety lockout tagout on both gates of the Diamond Pipeline Pump Station in the interest of public safety. We also removed a racist Confederate Flag sign because it was the right thing to do. … Continue reading Arkansas: Rabbit Ridge Resistance Locks Out Diamond Pipeline Pump Station

Amazon Guardians Travel to City for Landmark Protest

Featured image: Guajajara Guardians protest for the protection of their land. © Guajajara Guardians      by Survival International A group of Brazilian Indians hailed as heroes for patrolling the Amazon and evicting illegal loggers have occupied government offices, to demand protection for their lands. It is the first protest of its kind by the … Continue reading Amazon Guardians Travel to City for Landmark Protest

From Hit and Sit to Hit and Run — Expanding Our Toolbox of Nonviolent Strategies

The cops have us figured out. Protests, soft blockades, tripods, lockboxes. Sure, all these tactics can be effective in certain situations. But when we consider the scale of the problem, they are lacking. These tactics do not generally lead to decisive outcomes. They can shape conditions and help lead to victory, but alone they are … Continue reading From Hit and Sit to Hit and Run — Expanding Our Toolbox of Nonviolent Strategies

Indigenous Win Fight Against Massive Dam Project In Brazil

Featured image: Munduruku warriors gather at the São Manoel hydroelectric dam site. Courtesy Caio Mota/Centro Popular do Audiovisual/Forum Teles Pires via internationalrivers.org Munduruku await for government to comply with their promises or they will return to halt construction again      by Rick Kearns / Indian Country Today Media Network Indigenous activists shut down construction of a massive … Continue reading Indigenous Win Fight Against Massive Dam Project In Brazil

Interview with DAPL Eco-Saboteurs Ruby Montoya and Jessica Reznicek

Jennifer Murnan and Max Wilbert of Deep Green Resistance interviewed Ruby Montoya and Jessica Reznicek following their press release claiming responsibility for multiple incidents of sabotage of the Dakota Access Pipeline and construction equipment. Listen to the audio, or read the transcript: Jennifer: First, thank you so much, Jessica and Ruby, for having this conversation … Continue reading Interview with DAPL Eco-Saboteurs Ruby Montoya and Jessica Reznicek