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By Any Means Necessary?

In November 2019, DGR UK hosted an event in London titled By Any Means Necessary? Diversity of Tactics in the Fight for Life on Earth. The event featured a panel discussion between four long-time environmental and social activists: Lierre Keith, radical feminist activist and writer, co-author of Deep Green Resistance: Strategy to Save the Planet; … Continue reading By Any Means Necessary?

A Taxonomy of Action, Part 3: Direct Conflict and Confrontation

This post is excerpted from the book, Deep Green Resistance: Strategy to Save the Planet. Click here to buy a copy of the book or read it online. The book includes a detailed exploration of the morality of different forms of resistance, and is highly recommended reading. This is part 3 in a series. Part … Continue reading A Taxonomy of Action, Part 3: Direct Conflict and Confrontation

A Taxonomy of Action, Part 2: Acts of Commission

Excerpted from the book, Deep Green Resistance: Strategy to Save the Planet. Click here to buy a copy of the book or read it online. Part 2 in a series. Part 1 is here. Indirect to Direct As we’ve made clear, acts of omission are not going to bring down civilization. Let’s talk about action … Continue reading A Taxonomy of Action, Part 2: Acts of Commission

A Taxonomy of Action

Excerpted from the book, Deep Green Resistance: Strategy to Save the Planet. Click here to buy a copy of the book or read it online. We’ve all seen biological taxonomies, which categorize living organisms by kingdom and phylum down to genus and species. Though there are tens of millions of living species of vastly different … Continue reading A Taxonomy of Action

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

Resistance Profile: Earth Liberation Front

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. We encourage you to study all social movements to learn from their successes and failures. Goal Stop the exploitation and destruction of the environment. Strategy Stop environmentally destructive businesses … Continue reading Resistance Profile: Earth Liberation Front

The Ecosabotage We DON’T Hear About

by Deep Green Resistance UK We’ve listed the underground actions in the UK that are in the public domain, but what about those we don’t hear about? There’s a rich and continuous stream of resistance that never sees the light of day, never seeks the media feeds or the spotlight. A conversation with a friend … Continue reading The Ecosabotage We DON’T Hear About

Industrialism: Addressing Humanity’s Addiction

by Liam Campbell How bad is our current trajectory? Looking back through geologic history, there are a handful of examples of abrupt climate change and ecosystem collapse, periods when runaway feedback systems changed the planet so suddenly that biomes didn’t have time to adapt. These events were always accompanied by mass death. About 55 million … Continue reading Industrialism: Addressing Humanity’s Addiction

The Moral Argument for Ecological Revolution

Written and photographed by Max Wilbert In 1941, as World War II thundered across half the planet, my grandfather was drafted into the United States military. Faced with the prospect of being sent overseas to kill other young men in World War II, his morality rebelled. He refused to join the military and applied for … Continue reading The Moral Argument for Ecological Revolution

Talinis Ultramarathon Met With Protest

Editors note: this piece comes from allies in the Arkipelago (decolonized term for the Philippines) who are engaged in ecological struggles and wish to highlight the detrimental effects of mass culture in outdoor recreation. By Aidalyn IAmMoutara This is what happened during the #TalinisUltramarathon this morning, October 6. Protesters blocked the entrance of Apolong trail … Continue reading Talinis Ultramarathon Met With Protest