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Book Review: “Resistance to Tyranny” by Joseph P. Martino

For resistance forces to have any chance at success in the fight against the ecocidal corporate state and forces aligned with white supremacy and misogyny, they must be skilled. It is with this skilling in mind that we review the book “Resistance Against Tyranny” by Joseph P. Martino. ... Continue reading →

Book Review: Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer

Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants “I fear that a world made of gifts cannot coexist with a world made of commodities.” Robin Wall Kimmerer transcends boundaries, and so does her latest book. Simultaneously a botanist and author-poet, scientist and Potowatomi Nation citizen, professor and mother, she brings together unusually diverse perspectives … Continue reading Book Review: Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer

The Unflattering Cultural Poaching Of “Moana”

     by Anne Keala Kelly It’s a twofer. With a Thanksgiving holiday release of “Moana,” Disney’s Polynesian cartoon extravaganza can simultaneously expand its lucrative enterprise of exploiting marginalized, indigenous peoples (Pocahontas, Lilo and Stitch, Frozen) while perpetuating American amnesia. A note about Thanksgiving: Early feasts of giving thanks celebrated some notable atrocities committed against … Continue reading The Unflattering Cultural Poaching Of “Moana”

Plutocracy: Political Repression in the USA

Scott Noble of Metanoia Films has released part I of an important video history of class struggle in the US. Combining historic photos and video with reflections drawn from a range of historians, the film covers uprisings and revolts most of us never heard of in our history classes. As Deep Green Resistance emphasizes, a … Continue reading Plutocracy: Political Repression in the USA

Rang De Basanti: a modern inspiration for direct action

Review by Parag Dalal / Deep Green Resistance Spoiler alert: important pieces of the movie plot revealed below. Rang De Basanti opens with a British officer in pre-independence India walking along prison cells and finally entering one. The man inside, reading a book, instructs “Wait a moment, Mr. McKinley, one revolutionary is meeting another.” Thus … Continue reading Rang De Basanti: a modern inspiration for direct action

Who Cooked Adam Smith’s Dinner?

Book review by Daphne Francis of Deep Green Resistance I have just enjoyed reading Who Cooked Adam Smith’s Dinner? by Katrine Marcal, translated from her Swedish into English and published by Portobello books in 2015. It certainly is a change for me to find an economics book not only informative and accurate, but also highly … Continue reading Who Cooked Adam Smith’s Dinner?

Soom T’s “Bullets Over Babylon” Album: Tribute to Resistance

HouseofReggae.de   Dubstep, Reggaeton and Electronique Gives Voice to Culture Soom T (Sumati Bhardwaj) is an Indo-Scot from Glasgow who is known for her musical melange of DubStep, Hip Hop, Electronique, Reggae and Reggaeton. She’s created her own distinctive style and genre to accompany her eclectic, poetic, socio-political lyrics and versatile vocals. She also adds … Continue reading Soom T’s “Bullets Over Babylon” Album: Tribute to Resistance

Words as Tactical Weapons: Deep Green Resistance

Book Review of Deep Green Resistance: A Strategy to Save the Planet By Zoe Blunt I first heard about Deep Green Resistance in the middle of a grassroots fight to stop a huge vacation-home subdivision at a wilderness park on Vancouver Island. Back then, it hadn’t really occurred to me that a book on environmental strategy … Continue reading Words as Tactical Weapons: Deep Green Resistance

Re-learning the Land: A Story of Red Crow College

By Intercontinental Cry   RE-LEARNING THE LAND is the story of a Blackfoot community in southern Alberta, Canada, and how they have re-taken control of their education system within Red Crow Community College. The film traces the decolonization of their learning and the development of an innovative program, Kainai Studies, within Red Crow College, the … Continue reading Re-learning the Land: A Story of Red Crow College