By Deep Green Resistance Great Basin It sounds like a bad business plan: Las Vegas is planning a $15 billion project to extract water from the driest places in the country. Ranchers, farmers, indigenous and rural communities, hunters, and environmentalists are coming together to oppose the project, and clean air activists from Salt Lake City … Continue reading Press Release: Community Education Against the SNWA Water Grab – January 11th in SLC
Deep Green Resistance has just updated the REAL: Resistance Education At Libraries project. This easy to use website helps identify libraries lacking our targeted resistance media, and makes it easier to contact each library or “Suggest a purchase” to fill in the gaps. The new updates include an improved user interface, many new libraries from … Continue reading Press Release: REAL (Resistance Education At Libraries) project now up!
DGR UK members had a busy August. We ran a DGR UK stall at the Green Gathering and ran a workshop on Derrick Jensen’s Endgame Premises. Adam was involved in organising the Earth First! Summer Gathering and ran a session on DGR during the gathering. This was a very useful and rewarding discussion. Lucy was … Continue reading DGR UK Autumn 2013 Newsletter
Editor’s Note: We speak with Kai Huschke, the NW and Hawai’i Organizer for the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund—working to pass Community Bills of Rights that elevate local law and rights above corporate rights. Local initiatives he advised have recently received state-level push-backs. The backlash in Washington State, for example, overturned over 100 years of … Continue reading When the State Pushes Back
Our planet is under serious threat from industrial civilization. Yet environmentalists have not considered strategies that might actually prevent the looming biotic collapse the Earth is facing. Until, Earth at Risk. EARTH AT RISK was a conference convened by acclaimed author Derrick Jensen, featuring seven thinkers and activists who are willing to ask the hardest … Continue reading Earth At Risk: Thomas Linzey
The first night of my homestay during the Zapatista Little School, my guardian and her husband asked if their students had any questions. My classmate and I both had experience working with the Zapatistas, so we politely limited ourselves to the safe questions that are generally acceptable when visiting rebel territory: questions about livestock, crops, … Continue reading Practice First, Then Theory: The Zapatista Little School
Most of us who hold radical political beliefs have likely felt isolated and alone at one point or another. This isolation is a powerful tool of oppression. When we are alone, we are powerless to share our experiences, powerless to reflect on them, and powerless to organize together to make concrete material change in the … Continue reading Support the Resistance Rewritten Tour!
Deep Green Resistance is pleased to announce the launch of REAL: Resistance Education At Libraries. This easy to use website helps identify libraries lacking our targeted resistance media, and makes it easier to contact each library or “Suggest a purchase” to fill in the gaps. REAL initially focuses on three foundational works of the Deep … Continue reading REAL: Resistance Education At Libraries
By Deep Green Resistance Great Basin A two-day teach-in focused on community organizing, activism, direct action, and issues facing Utah communities comes to Salt Lake City the weekend of March 16th and 17th. The event, “Communities of Resistance,” will feature presentations and trainings from Goshute Tribal Chairman Ed Naranjo, community organizer and filmmaker Simón Sedillo, … Continue reading Press Release: Communities of Resistance Teach-in in Salt Lake City, March 16-17
Sponsored by: Deep Green Resistance Great Basin chapter, SLC Brown Berets, and Decolonize Salt Lake City. __________________________________ Two days of Presentations and Trainings: – Goshute Tribal Chairman Ed Naranjo on the SNWA (Southern Nevada Water Authority) proposed water pipeline to steal groundwater from the Goshute Reservation. – Community organizer and filmmaker Simón Sedillo shows his … Continue reading Event: Communities of Resistance teach-in – March 16th & 17th