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Time is Short: Interview With An Eco-Saboteur, Part I

In 1993 Michael Carter was arrested and indicted for underground environmental activism. Since then he’s worked aboveground, fighting timber sales and oil and gas leasing, protecting endangered species, and more. Today, he’s a member of Deep Green Resistance Colorado Plateau, and author of the memoir Kingfishers’ Song: Memories Against Civilization. Time is Short spoke with him … Continue reading Time is Short: Interview With An Eco-Saboteur, Part I

Time is Short: Nonviolence Can Work, But Not for Us

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared on the Deep Green Resistance News Service on April 17, 2013.  We are republishing the entire Time is Short series, and invite your comments. By now we should all be familiar with what’s at stake. The horrific statistics—200 species driven extinct daily, every child born with hundreds of toxic … Continue reading Time is Short: Nonviolence Can Work, But Not for Us

Time is Short: The Effectiveness of Sabotage

To most of us with no military experience, DGR's Decisive Ecological Warfare strategy can seem abstract. The aboveground efforts of rebuilding local food systems, local economies, and local decision making are straight-forward and well known to citizens engaged in any sort of social justice or environmental activity. However, the crucial underground role of directly attacking critical infrastructure, though it sounds exciting in theory, has little grounding in our daily experience or even in the history we've learned. ... Continue reading →

Time is Short: Ferguson, Missouri: Seeing Clearly

By Will Falk / Deep Green Resistance San Diego We need to be clear about what is going on in Ferguson, Missouri. Let’s pretend, just for a moment, that your people were stolen from their ancestral homes and stacked like lumber in the hulls of filthy ships to be sold half a world away. Millions … Continue reading Time is Short: Ferguson, Missouri: Seeing Clearly

Time is Short: Resistance Rewritten, Part II

By Lexy Garza and Rachel / Deep Green Resistance Humans are storytelling creatures, and our current strategy as a movement is a story, with a beginning, middle, and end.  We need to ask whether that story matches up with reality, and with the way social change has happened throughout history. So here’s the story as … Continue reading Time is Short: Resistance Rewritten, Part II

Time is Short: Resistance Rewritten, Part I

By Lexy Garza and Rachel View video of the event at the Deep Green Resistance Youtube channel Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it. This quote by Spanish writer and philosopher George Santayana was posted on the wall in my high school history classroom. The idea, as my history teacher … Continue reading Time is Short: Resistance Rewritten, Part I

Time is Short: Stop the Flows, Stop the Machine

Industrial civilization is killing the planet. It is, by its very nature, entirely dependent upon tearing & rending apart the fabric of the living world for the raw materials which sustain industrial society. As civilization fells ever more forests, blows apart ever more mountains, dams ever more rivers, vacuums ever more fisheries, drains ever more … Continue reading Time is Short: Stop the Flows, Stop the Machine

Time is Short: From Repression Comes Resistance

It’s often said that where there is oppression and brutalization, there is resistance; that resistance is fertile, and that it inevitably takes root in the cracks between the building blocks of exploitation and injustice. Even as industrial civilization drives indigenous peoples from their homelands and destroys what little remains of the living world, there is … Continue reading Time is Short: From Repression Comes Resistance

Time is Short: Militant Mining Resistance

Mining is one of the most viscerally destructive and horrific ways in which the dominant culture—industrial civilization—enacts its violence on the living world. As entirely and unequivocally destructive as this society is, few other industrial activities are as horrifically confronting as mining. Whole landscapes are cleared of life as communities—most often indigenous or poor—are forced … Continue reading Time is Short: Militant Mining Resistance

Time is Short: Nonviolence Can Work, But Not for Us

By now we should all be familiar with what’s at stake. The horrific statistics—200 species driven extinct daily, every child born with hundreds of toxic chemicals already in their bodies, every living system on the planet in decline—haunt us as we go about our work in a world that refuses to hear, listen, or act … Continue reading Time is Short: Nonviolence Can Work, But Not for Us