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Letter of Support for Derrick Jensen’s Talk in Eugene

Note: audio begins at about 12:45 in the above video. What really happened at PIELC 2018? Over the first weekend in March, members and allies of Deep Green Resistance (DGR) attended, presented, and tabled at PIELC (Public Interest Environmental Law Conference) in Eugene, OR, as we have for as long as our organization has existed. … Continue reading Letter of Support for Derrick Jensen’s Talk in Eugene

Watch a Live Stream of Derrick Jensen’s Talk in Eugene (March 4th)

Derrick Jensen is speaking on Sunday morning at 10:30am Pacific Time! Tune in here to watch. If you plan to attend in person, details can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/events/834181743423985/ Click here to watch: https://www.facebook.com/deepgreenresistance/videos/1738194872906275/?notif_id=1519947043868681&notif_t=live_video_schedule_broadcaster

Derrick Jensen speaking in Eugene on March 4th

Derrick Jensen, who has been called the philosopher-poet of the environmental movement, is speaking in Eugene, OR at the public library on March 4th. The event will take place from 10:30am to 12:30pm. Jensen is the author of 26 books, including Endgame, A Language Older Than Words, and Deep Green Resistance. Location: Eugene Public Library, … Continue reading Derrick Jensen speaking in Eugene on March 4th

Time is Short: Stopping Trains

"Puget Sound Anarchists" and "It's Going Down" have reported on four recent incidents of simple sabotage against rail operations. Using copper wire to signal track blockage (as depicted in a video on how to block trains), actionists have executed cheap and low-risk attacks to temporarily halt: ... Continue reading →

Nazi and White Supremacists Active in the Eugene Area

White nationalist and neo-nazi groups have been present in the region of Eugene and Springfield for decades. However, in recent years they have become increasingly active and bold. The community should be aware of this threat. Locations in the Whiteaker neighborhood, which is traditionally a stronghold of anti-racist and environmental organizing, including the Earth Liberation … Continue reading Nazi and White Supremacists Active in the Eugene Area

News Roundup – August 2017

Local Global Mass Extinction According to an article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences in July, the planet is in the midst of the sixth mass extinction event. Strikingly, the scientists who wrote the article call this a “biological annihilation.” The destruction of the planet happens bit-by-bit. A new big-box store, a … Continue reading News Roundup – August 2017

Federal Regulators Favor S. Oregon Gas Pipeline vs. Democracy

A massive LNG pipeline and export terminal is proposed for southern Oregon. Deep Green Resistance opposes this project and stands in solidarity with the indigenous communities, local people, workers, environmental groups, and the natural world who do so as well. From a local DGR ally and friend: “On Thursday June 29, I attended FERC’s scoping … Continue reading Federal Regulators Favor S. Oregon Gas Pipeline vs. Democracy

Coos County: take decisive action, vote yes on 6-162

A massive proposed LNG (liquefied natural gas) pipeline and export terminal has been proposed in Coos County, on the southern Oregon coast. These projects, which are expected to cost $7.6 billion (twice as much as the Dakota Access Pipeline), are known as the “Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline” and the “Jordan Cove LNG Export Terminal.” The … Continue reading Coos County: take decisive action, vote yes on 6-162

Public Interest Environmental Law Conference 2017

Last weekend, the annual PIELC conference took place here in Eugene, Oregon (USA). Despite the name, this conference draws a wide range of grassroots activists in addition to lawyers. Our local chapter as well as members and close allies from around the region attended. On Friday, two of our members gave a talk critiquing energy … Continue reading Public Interest Environmental Law Conference 2017