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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

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

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

Roadside Stand of Threatened Kincaid’s Lupine in Lane County

One of our local Deep Green Resistance members spotted a stand of Kincaid’s Lupine, a federally listed threatened species, on a roadside in Lane County southeast of Eugene. This stand is located in an area where active road construction has been disturbing and destroying vegetation for the past several weeks. We are working to contact … Continue reading Roadside Stand of Threatened Kincaid’s Lupine in Lane County

“Men Against Rape Culture” Holding Regular Meetings in Eugene

Sexual assault and violence, especially against women and children (and almost all perpetrated by men) is widespread. It’s estimated that 1 in 4 women worldwide will be raped during her lifetime, and another 1 in 5 will fend off a rape attempt. Many feminist scholars believe these numbers are underestimated due to reporting bias, confusion … Continue reading “Men Against Rape Culture” Holding Regular Meetings in Eugene

Sam Leah on Resistance Radio

Sam Leah serves on the DGR Steering Committee and is a founding member of Warrior Sisters Society, a women-run Eugene OR nonprofit providing free self defense training to women. Derrick Jensen interviewed Leah for the June 1st episode of Resistance Radio. Leah explains the realities for women of living in a rape culture, and how … Continue reading Sam Leah on Resistance Radio