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This War Has Two Sides, Part 1

Editor’s note: This is an edited transcript of a presentation given at the 2016 Public Interest Environmental Law Conference by DGR’s Dillon Thomson and Jonah Mix on the failure of the contemporary environmental movement to meaningfully stop the destruction of the planet. Using examples from past and current resistance movements, Mix and Thomson chart a … Continue reading This War Has Two Sides, Part 1

Book Excerpt: Learning from Nonviolent Strategy

Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “Introduction to Strategy” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the  Planet. This book is now available for free online.      by Aric McBay It’s also worth looking at the principles that guide strategic nonviolence. Effective nonviolent organizing is not a pacifist attempt to convince the … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Learning from Nonviolent Strategy

Book Excerpt: Devising Strategy

Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “Introduction to Strategy” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the  Planet. This book is now available for free online.      by Aric McBay Despite the limitations created by their smaller numbers, resistance movements do have real strategic choices, from the loftiest overarching strategy to the … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Devising Strategy

Our Vision

     by Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance THE SITUATION Our world is in crisis. Species extinction, topsoil loss, deforestation, rising seas, ocean acidification, global warming. It’s no exaggeration to say that the dominant culture is killing the planet. At the same time, societies around the world are staggeringly unjust. Neocolonialism builds up empires … Continue reading Our Vision

A Manifesto for a World in Crisis

THE SITUATION Our world is in crisis. Species extinction, topsoil loss, deforestation, rising seas, ocean acidification, global warming. It’s no exaggeration to say that the dominant culture is killing the planet. At the same time, societies around the world are staggeringly unjust. Neocolonialism builds up empires on the backs of indigenous peoples, sweatshop workers, unpaid … Continue reading A Manifesto for a World in Crisis

Book Excerpt: Principles of War and Strategy

Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “Introduction to Strategy” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the  Planet. This book is now available for free online.      by Aric McBay I do not wish to kill nor to be killed, but I can foresee circumstances in which both these things would be … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Principles of War and Strategy

Book Excerpt: Acts of Commission: Indirect to Direct

Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “A Taxonomy of Action” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the  Planet.  This book is now available for free online.      by Aric McBay As we’ve made clear, acts of omission are not going to bring down civilization. Let’s talk about action with more … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Acts of Commission: Indirect to Direct

Book Excerpt: Beyond Omission: Sobibór Death Camp

Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “A Taxonomy of Action” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the  Planet.  This book is now available for free online.      by Aric McBay All acts of omission require very large numbers of people to be permanently effective on a large scale. There are … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Beyond Omission: Sobibór Death Camp

Book Excerpt: Acts of Omission: Strikes, Boycotts, and More

Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “A Taxonomy of Action” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the  Planet.  This book is now available for free online.      by Aric McBay The word strike comes from eighteenth-century English sailors, who struck (removed) their ship’s sails and refused to go to sea, but the concept of … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Acts of Omission: Strikes, Boycotts, and More

Book Excerpt: Goals, Strategies, and Tactics

Editor’s note: The following is from the chapter “A Taxonomy of Action” of the book Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the  Planet.  This book is now available for free online.      by Aric McBay And here yet another temptation asserts itself. Why not wait until our cause becomes vivid and urgent enough, and our … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Goals, Strategies, and Tactics