In this article, Suzanna explains how nihilistic relativism has spread across the environmental movement. It has altered our perception of right and wrong, and prevents the environmental organizers from taking a radical stance for the natural world. This article was originally published August 26th in VT Digger. an off-the-grid farmer who lives in Walden. Nihilistic … Continue reading Nihilistic Relativism Infects The Green movement
Vigilante, paramilitary, and state violence against resistance movements is on the rise. Around the world, regressive forces are violently resisting social movements for justice and sustainability, or using intimidation to create fear. Our movements must prepare for this. This post includes a training on how to protect protests, events, and locations from violent attacks and … Continue reading Physical Security for Events / Actions
What would a revolutionary permaculture movement look like? As food shortages begin to sweep the world, the prospect of a Deep Green Resistance—a movement combining relocalization with organized political resistance—grows ever more relevant. Can Permaculture Become a Revolutionary Force? By Max Wilbert As coronavirus unravels global supply chains, wildfires cool in Australia, Arctic ice continues … Continue reading Can Permaculture Become a Revolutionary Force?
We are happy to announce that the DGR book is available in German! Our thanks goes to the volunteer translaters, editors and the Austrian publisher who did very good work. The book can be ordered as print and e-book from the publishers website: Deep Green Resistance Wir freuen uns mitteilen zu können, dass das DGR-Buch … Continue reading DGR Book Available in German
Carol Van Strum / Newport News Times Featured image by Dennis Demick, showing clearcuts in central Oregon. Most of the uncut, green areas in this photo are industrial forest lands growing monocrop plantations, not healthy natural forests. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Governor Brown touted the recent Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between timber corporations and environmental groups … Continue reading This is an unconscionable betrayal
Editors note: “Green technology” has become the policy centerpiece of the mainstream climate movement. But the idea that technology will solve global warming is a dangerous lie. And as Kim Hill explains in this piece, it is also highly profitable. This is no accident. We offer this article to those who suspect XR is engaging … Continue reading Unpacking Extinction Rebellion — Part I: Net-Zero Emissions
Image by Tim Gouw (example of a purely symbolic action) by Liam Campbell Most Deep Green Resistance Cadre are more experienced than me, but I’ve had my fair share of action; having spent around 17 years attending and organising activist actions, ranging from anti-war protests to anti-fracking blockades, I’ve seen a wide range of tactics … Continue reading Extinction Rebellion Ireland: Symbolic Versus Pragmatic Actions
by Liam Campbell Humanity has a long history of environmental activism, likely extending far beyond the reaches of recorded history. It’s easy to imagine warring tribes of indigenous peoples struggling against exploitative and excessively greedy neighbours. Competing tribes probably used violence to prevent each other from overconsuming fisheries, harvestable plants, and driving game to extinction. … Continue reading Why has environmental activism been ineffective?
Editor’s note: this article references Spiral Theory, which is a strategic approach adopted by some revolutionary movements in which violent acts are undertaken against state targets with the intention of provoking an indiscriminate repressive response against an associated social group that is relatively uninvolved with the action itself. This repressive response is sought for its … Continue reading Lessons from Fidel Castro and Cuba’s Revolution
by Liam Campbell What Is GDPR? GDPR is a European legal framework intended to protect personal data, provide greater data transparency, and give people greater control over their data. It requires any group that stores or processes data to follow strict policies to ensure security. It also entitles individuals to request personal data reports and … Continue reading Weaponising Europe’s General Data Protection Regulations