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Barriere Lake Algonquin vow to stop corporation trying to clearcut their land

By David Koch, Neal Rockwell, Pei Ju-Wang, and Tim McSorley / Montreal Media Co-op For two weeks now, members of the Algonquin community of Barriere Lake have been standing fast in their opposition to clearcut logging on their territory. On July 2, 2012, residents of Barriere Lake, located four hours north of Montreal, noticed loggers … Continue reading Barriere Lake Algonquin vow to stop corporation trying to clearcut their land

Greenpeace shuts down 74 Shell stations in UK to protest Arctic drilling

By Laurie Tuffrey / The Guardian Greenpeace activists shut down 74 Shell petrol stations in Edinburgh and London in a protest against the company’s plans to drill for oil in the Arctic that saw 24 campaigners arrested on Monday. The campaigners are attempting to shut off petrol to London’s 105 Shell stations and Edinburgh’s 14. … Continue reading Greenpeace shuts down 74 Shell stations in UK to protest Arctic drilling

Women’s Day of Peace 2012: The Life Givers of the Nations say no more alcohol in White Clay.

***On Thursday, July 19th DGR Colorado will host a screening of the documentary “Battle for Whiteclay” to raise awareness about the problem of Whiteclay and to raise money and support for a caravan that will drive from Colorado up to Pine Ridge to participate in the Aug. 26th Women’s Day of Peace. The screening will … Continue reading Women’s Day of Peace 2012: The Life Givers of the Nations say no more alcohol in White Clay.

Chris Hedges: Time to Get Crazy

By Chris Hedges, for TruthDig Native Americans’ resistance to the westward expansion of Europeans took two forms. One was violence. The other was accommodation. Neither worked. Their land was stolen, their communities were decimated, their women and children were gunned down and the environment was ravaged. There was no legal recourse. There was no justice. … Continue reading Chris Hedges: Time to Get Crazy

Protestors in China force government to halt construction of chemical factory

By Tania Branigan / The Guardian Thousands of anti-pollution protesters took to the streets of a south-west Chinese city on Monday, halting the construction of a multimillion pound molybdenum copper plant. Police used tear gas to disperse the crowds after rioters lobbed bricks at government offices in Shifang, Sichuan province, the English edition of the … Continue reading Protestors in China force government to halt construction of chemical factory

Film Review: The Wind That Shakes the Barley

By Ben Barker / Deep Green Resistance Based in 1920’s British-occupied Ireland, this film is the absolute best I’ve seen in terms of what a serious, militant resistance movement might look like. It follows a chapter of the IRA (Irish Republican Army) as they recruit, build, and train an armed resistance movement to force the … Continue reading Film Review: The Wind That Shakes the Barley

Indigenous people take control of Belo Monte coffer dam site

By Amazon Watch Indigenous peoples affected by the controversial Belo Monte dam complex now under construction along the Xingu River in the Brazilian Amazon have occupied a coffer dam that cuts across channels of the river since last Thursday June 21. Warriors from the Xikrin and Juruna indigenous groups arrived from the Bacajá River and … Continue reading Indigenous people take control of Belo Monte coffer dam site

Activists in Texas organizing blockade against Keystone XL pipeline

By Candice Bernd / TruthOut The deadline for the review of TransCanada’s permits for the Gulf Coast portion of the Keystone XL pipeline was Monday, June 25, 2012. At the Texas Army Corp of Engineers Galveston office and without any finalization of review, those permits will be automatically granted to the corporation – thanks to … Continue reading Activists in Texas organizing blockade against Keystone XL pipeline

DGR Caravan / Speaking Tour to Unis'tot'en Action Camp

Deep Green Resistance will be participating in, and working to raise awareness and support for, the 3rd Annual Unis’tot’en Action Camp in Unis’tot’en territory in the north of Unceded Occupied so-called British Columbia. In addition, several DGR members will be traveling up the west coast holding public events to build opposition to these genocidal and … Continue reading DGR Caravan / Speaking Tour to Unis'tot'en Action Camp

Three hundred people breach earthen dam, free Xingu River from Belo Monte project

By Amazon Watch While the Brazilian Government prepares to host the Rio+20 United Nations Earth Summit, 3,000 kilometers north in the country’s Amazon region indigenous peoples, farmers, fisherfolk, activists and local residents affected by the construction of the massive Belo Monte Dam project began a symbolic peaceful occupation of the dam site to “free the … Continue reading Three hundred people breach earthen dam, free Xingu River from Belo Monte project