Categories Archives: Reclamation & Expropriation

Webinar with Will Falk: Protect Thacker Pass [Dispatches from Thacker Pass]

Dear Friend, Please join NCRN on Wednesday August 25, 8 pm ET for a Webinar with Will Falk: Protect Thacker Pass. Will Falk is an attorney, writer, poet, activist, and organizer with Protect Thacker Pass. Protect Thacker Pass is an “independent, grassroots collective of people” protecting the land and all life from a proposed lithium … Continue reading Webinar with Will Falk: Protect Thacker Pass [Dispatches from Thacker Pass]

Protecting Your Community From Mining and Other Extractive Operations

A Guide for Resistance By Carlos Zorrilla with Arden Buck and David Pellow Resistance to mining is growing worldwide. Although extractive companies are powerful, they are also vulnerable. About this guide This guide is intended for leaders and organizers who can work with communities to carry out local actions, and who can also work at … Continue reading Protecting Your Community From Mining and Other Extractive Operations

Checklist for Non-violent Direct Action trainings

This very helpful checklist originally appeared in The Commons. By Nicola Paris Often there is so much to cover in a short amount of time during trainings that we inevitably miss things. Particularly this can be easy to do when facilitation is shared among a number of people, and at large convergences. Here is a checklist … Continue reading Checklist for Non-violent Direct Action trainings

Baghpat Farmers: ‘How Long Will The Lies Work?

DGR are interested in these protests in India, led primarily by those in poor farming communities, because they offer insight into successful campaigning and highlight the brutality of those in power.  By Parth M.N. Farmers’ protests have been on at sites beyond Delhi’s borders. One in Uttar Pradesh was dismantled by a late-night crackdown – … Continue reading Baghpat Farmers: ‘How Long Will The Lies Work?

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

Communique from the EZLN (The Zapatista Army of National Liberation)

Editors note: this article contains material excerpted from an August 2019 Communique from the Indigenous Revolutionary Clandestine Committee—General Command of the Zapatista Army for National  Liberation,  Mexico. Image by Nick Rahaim, CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 August 17, 2019 We bring you our word. The same word as yesterday, today, and tomorrow. It is the word of … Continue reading Communique from the EZLN (The Zapatista Army of National Liberation)

Secret Forest Society Plans to Kill Bolsonaro

Editor’s note: DGR is not affiliated with the Secret Forest Society (Sociedade Secreta Silvestre) and does not endorse their statements or actions. This article is only for informational purposes. Some content in this article was sourced from the Rio Times Online. by Liam Campbell Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s openly fascist President, is loathed by groups who … Continue reading Secret Forest Society Plans to Kill Bolsonaro

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

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

The Wampís Nation Responds to Attacks by Illegal Miners in Puerto Galilea

     by Autonomous Territorial Government of the Wampís Nation / via Intercontinental Cry Translated by Daniel Dayley After more than half a year from the commitment of the national authorities to execute a third interdiction operation at the illegal mining site established in the Pastacillo stream basin, tributary of the Santiago and Marañón River, in the Amazon region … Continue reading The Wampís Nation Responds to Attacks by Illegal Miners in Puerto Galilea