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Many questions, few answers, as conflict deepens between Israelis and Palestinians

Editor’s note: Politicians in the US and Europe, like German Minister of Foreign Affairs Heiko Maas, keep repeating that “Israel has the right of self-defense”. Indeed we see that the horrible violence currently happening in Israel and Gaza tend to be framed by western mainstream as “Israel defending itself from terrorism” at worst, or “clashes … Continue reading Many questions, few answers, as conflict deepens between Israelis and Palestinians

Brazil: European colonial history exposed in landmark court case

Editor’s note: The American Holocaust (a term coined by David Stannard) is the largest genocide in human history. The atrocities are ongoing and being reinforced by fascists like Jair Bolsonaro, providing another example that capitalism and fascism are two sides of the same coin. Featured image: Indigenous protest, Brazil April 2018. ‘By painting the streets … Continue reading Brazil: European colonial history exposed in landmark court case

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

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?

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”

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

The Woman Who Hunts Poachers

Photo credit: Kinessa Johnson and True Activist Editor’s Note: DGR does not endorse Kinessa Johnson or VETPAW, and views significant parts of their work as problematic (e.g. pervasive use of nationalistic propaganda, an implicit white saviour narrative, and echoes of imperialism). However, this phenomenon is interesting and worth discussing. by Liam Campbell Kinessa Johnson is … Continue reading The Woman Who Hunts Poachers

Just say no to fake action

by Elisabeth Robson Beginning tomorrow, Friday September 20, and going through September 27, there are a whole host of climate-related actions happening nationally (USA) and globally, including climate strikes and marches. These climate strikes are being heavily promoted by big green organizations on down to local communities, and the media plays along by making sure … Continue reading Just say no to fake action

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)

Resistance Profile: Movement for the Emancipation for the Niger Delta (MEND)

Editors note: this material is excerpted from a Deep Green Resistance  database called “Resistance Profiles,” which explores various movements, their strategies and tactics, and their effectiveness. Image credit: public domain. Movement for the Emancipation for the Niger Delta (MEND) Active: 2005 – 2013 Location: Nigeria Type: Underground Resistance Movement Success: Medium Goal Majority or total … Continue reading Resistance Profile: Movement for the Emancipation for the Niger Delta (MEND)