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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

Warrior Sisters

We are a self defense league dedicated to the liberation of women from rape and sexual violence. We will train, arm, and educate to smash patriarchy! Warrior Sisters is a certified nonprofit organization dedicated to the liberation of females from physical and sexual violence. Our goal is to prevent male violence before it occurs by … Continue reading Warrior Sisters