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Deep Green Resistance – Liberal vs Radical Part 3 of 3

Don’t miss Liberal vs Radical part one and part two. (Video captions available in English, Russian, Portuguese.  Contact us if you would like to translate this or other Deep Green Resistance videos to another language.) Video Transcript: Once people realize that bad things are happening most of us are called to action. I would say these are the four main categories … Continue reading Deep Green Resistance – Liberal vs Radical Part 3 of 3

Austin’s Wheatsville to Vote on Booting Anti-Woman Eden Foods

Member-owners of Austin’s Wheatsville Co-op have gathered enough signatures to remove products of Eden Foods off its shelves, amid revelations of Eden CEO Michael Potter’s anti-woman views. Eden Foods was among the companies that called for blocking the contraceptive mandate in the Affordable Care Act, siding with Hobby Lobby in its case before the Supreme Court. Wheatsville owners collected … Continue reading Austin’s Wheatsville to Vote on Booting Anti-Woman Eden Foods

How to Stop an Abusive Stalker

Reinforcing boundaries shouldn’t be up to any single individual. This group of anarchists decided enough was enough after a friend was subjected to the unrelenting harassment of an abusive ex-partner. Social repercussions can and do influence behavior. What follows is a useful tactic for anyone struggling to maintain their personal boundaries against abuse. Excerpt: Our … Continue reading How to Stop an Abusive Stalker

Demand Crash! — A Response to Holmgren’s “Crash on Demand”

I've long admired and respected permaculture co-originator David Holmgren's thinking, so I was looking forward to reading his new "Crash on Demand," an update of his 2007 "Future Scenarios" projections for global developments. I felt especially intrigued that he has arrived at conclusions similar to my own, regarding not just the inevitability, but the desirability of a crash of the financial system as soon as possible. But the article disappointed me; I think Holmgren is soft-selling his realizations to make them palatable to a hoped-for mass movement. Interestingly, even this soft-sell is being rejected by the permaculture blogging community. ... Continue reading →

The Fight for Migrant Rights at Sakuma Farms

Attention everyone – this is important. You may or may not know that Sakuma Farms has recently cut off its negotiations with striking migrant workers. As one of the primary victims of industrial civilization, these men and women need our support; the mistreatment of agricultural workers lies at the intersection of multiple disgusting power structures, … Continue reading The Fight for Migrant Rights at Sakuma Farms

Beautiful Justice: The Abuse of Laughter

By Ben Barker / Deep Green Resistance Wisconsin People laugh at anything and everything these days, and they expect you to laugh along. In this age of utter cynicism, little is sacred, little is off-limits from humor, little is safe from the cultural tide of callous abuse. What’s worse: you laugh along. You may not … Continue reading Beautiful Justice: The Abuse of Laughter

1,200 riot police attack peaceful indigenous protesters in Colombia

By Colombia Informa; translation by Molly Fohn After two weeks of peaceful protesting against oil exploitation in Arauca, on February 12 that department’s social organizations began a strike announced a few days earlier as a response to the repeated broken promises by the national government and transnational companies. The last attempt at dialogue took place … Continue reading 1,200 riot police attack peaceful indigenous protesters in Colombia

Time is Short: Misdirection & Target Selection, Part 2

In our last bulletin, Time is Short presented an overview of the need for strategic target selection. With the industrial economy barreling ever onwards, dragging the world towards biotic collapse, the importance of targeting our efforts cannot be overstated. Identifying and striking at key targets is necessary for any social change movement to be successful, … Continue reading Time is Short: Misdirection & Target Selection, Part 2

Palm oil industry rapidly destroying Indonesian forests

By Agence France-Presse Surging demand for palm oil in India for cooking and everyday grocery items is driving tropical forest destruction in Indonesia, Greenpeace said Tuesday. In its report “Frying the Forest” the group called on Indians to boycott products by brands Britannia, ITC, Parle and Godrej, such as biscuits and soap, until the companies … Continue reading Palm oil industry rapidly destroying Indonesian forests

Palestinians celebrate as Israel capitulates to hunger strikers’ key demands

By The Morning Star Palestinians celebrated today after the Israeli government caved in to imprisoned hunger strikers’ key demands. The Palestinians won key concessions on Tel Aviv’s notorious “administrative detention” policy and family visits in a deal mediated by Egyptian officials. Israel agreed to allow some 400 prisoners from Gaza to receive family visits for … Continue reading Palestinians celebrate as Israel capitulates to hunger strikers’ key demands