Categories Archives: The Solution: Resistance

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

Wet’suwet’en Solidarity Actions #ShutDownCanada

By Max Wilbert Featured image: solidarity actions initiated by Deep Green Resistance in Eugene, Oregon shut down multiple Chase Bank locations in the area on February 13th. Photo: Max Wilbert. Solidarity actions in the wake of a Canadian government raid on an indigenous community resisting pipeline construction are paralyzing the Canadian economy, shutting down factories, … Continue reading Wet’suwet’en Solidarity Actions #ShutDownCanada

Signal For Beginners

Editor’s note: Signal provides good protection against dragnet surveillance, but the capabilities of state agencies and large corporations probably allow them to bypass the security provided by apps like this in targeted cases. In other words, Signal is not bulletproof. If your device is compromised, your message are compromised. We recommend Signal and other end-to-end … Continue reading Signal For Beginners

Radical Dreamwork

By Rebecca Wildbear Cottonwood trees shaded the little river, while the rising sun brightened the blue sky and lit up the expansive slopes of the Sonoran Desert, dotted with prickly pear, saguaro, and cholla cactuses. I was in Aravaipa Canyon, a gorge in the Pinal Mountains of Southern Arizona, where I would prepare thirteen people … Continue reading Radical Dreamwork

Recruit Training and Enculturation

From the book Deep Green Resistance, p. 325, “Recruit Training and Enculturation.” New recruits need two kinds of training. On one hand, they need cultural training, that is, they need to develop a shared culture with the other members of their group so that everyone can work together smoothly. On the other hand, they need … Continue reading Recruit Training and Enculturation

Lake Erie Bill of Rights: Time for Direct Action

By Will Falk Featured image: Harmful algae blooms in Lake Erie in 2017. Public domain photo via NASA. On Tuesday, January 28, at 10 AM, a hearing will be held in the United States District Courthouse in Toledo, OH in the case Drewes Farms Partnership v. City of Toledo. At stake in this case is … Continue reading Lake Erie Bill of Rights: Time for Direct Action

We Provide Training For Resistance Groups

One of the biggest barriers to effective resistance today is that most people who want to resist don’t have the knowledge or skills. That’s why Deep Green Resistance offers trainings and workshops to aspiring organizers and revolutionaries. Our trainings are tailored to your needs and adapted to your specific situation. These trainings aim to move … Continue reading We Provide Training For Resistance Groups

Strategies for Resistance: Decisive Ecological Warfare

Decisive Ecological Warfare (DEW) is the strategy of a movement that has too long been on the defensive. It is the war cry of a people who refuse to lose any more battles, the last resort of a movement isolated, co-opted, and weary from never-ending legal battles and blockades. The information in the DEW strategy … Continue reading Strategies for Resistance: Decisive Ecological Warfare

Endgame: Resistance and Resilience

Excerpted from Endgame by Derrick Jensen / Featured image: River Grass by Max Wilbert If you’ve gotten this far in this book—or if you’re simply anything other than entirely insensate—we probably agree that civilization is going to crash, whether or not we help bring this about. If you don’t agree with this, we probably have … Continue reading Endgame: Resistance and Resilience