Places Archives: Seattle

What do we do when mass movements fail? #sHellNO #SaveTheArctic

Here in Seattle, we’ve been participating in and supporting the #sHellNO actions against the Arctic Drilling rig, Polar Pioneer, that has been parked at the Port of Seattle for weeks. As of yesterday morning, the rig is finally on the move, heading north on it’s way to the Arctic. Two dozen kayakers were detained and … Continue reading What do we do when mass movements fail? #sHellNO #SaveTheArctic

Report-Back from #ShellNO Protest

As many of you no doubt know, the Port of Seattle is currently hosting Shell Oil Company’s enormous arctic drilling rig. In several weeks, the rig will leave Elliot Bay and be towed to the Arctic Ocean, where Shell plans to begin oil drilling operations. The chances of an oil spill occurring due to rough … Continue reading Report-Back from #ShellNO Protest

Photos from Outdoor Skills Workshop

This past weekend, Deep Green Resistance Seattle held our first ever outdoor skills workshop. It was a great success. We had around 10-15 participants ranging from just a few years old to middle-aged who came out for the event. We discussed wild foods and medicines, finding clean water, bows and tools, friction fires, and a … Continue reading Photos from Outdoor Skills Workshop

Seattle Event: People’s Tribunal on the US Juvenile Justice System

There is a state of emergency for our youth of color in the United States. Ending the Prison Industrial Complex [EPIC] is responding to this state of emergency by organizing a People’s Tribunal on the US Juvenile Justice System. A people’s tribunal is a people’s court. Folks most impacted by the Prison Industrial Complex and … Continue reading Seattle Event: People’s Tribunal on the US Juvenile Justice System

DGR Seattle Hosts a Series of Outdoor Skills Workshops

Learn WILDERNESS SURVIVAL. Heal yourself with HERBAL MEDICINE. Read the landscape as a NATURALIST. Join the Seattle chapter of Deep Green Resistance just outside the city on the flanks of Squak Mountain for a half-day informal workshop on outdoor skills. Each day’s activities will depend on the weather and group. DATES: Saturday, March 14 at … Continue reading DGR Seattle Hosts a Series of Outdoor Skills Workshops

Revolutionary Lawmaking: CELDF Workshop Coming to Seattle

Note: Thomas Linzey, the director of CELDF, is a great friend of Deep Green Resistance. CELDF’s work is a revolutionary lawmaking model that puts the power in the hands of the people, and represents a direct threat to corporate oligarchy. We highly recommend you check out this workshop if you can. Communities across the country … Continue reading Revolutionary Lawmaking: CELDF Workshop Coming to Seattle

Wild Salmon or Hatchery Salmon?

Public comment to Local Press, Issaquah City Government Office of Sustainability, WDFW, and Friends of Issaquah Salmon Hatchery (FISH): February 5th, 2015 The Issaquah Fish Hatchery has two water intakes that extract water from Issaquah Creek. The first is located at the hatchery itself, and the second is about a mile upstream along the Squak … Continue reading Wild Salmon or Hatchery Salmon?

“Sex Work” Hides Exploitation of Women

The term ‘sex work’ obscures the reality of exploitation and violence in prostitution and the sex industry as a whole. Behind the libertarian rhetoric of ‘freedom’ and ‘choice’, many sex work advocates seem truly focused on eroticizing domination and the profits to be gained therein – not the reality of a racist, misogynistic enterprise. Seattle … Continue reading “Sex Work” Hides Exploitation of Women

Report-Back From Unist’ot’en Solidarity Event

On December 7th, Deep Green Resistance Seattle held a solidarity event, fundraiser, and info session for the Unist’ot’en Camp. The Unist’ot’en Camp is a resistance community whose purpose is to protect sovereign Wet’suwet’en territory from several proposed pipelines from the Tar Sands Gigaproject and shale gas from Hydraulic Fracturing Projects in the Peace River Region. … Continue reading Report-Back From Unist’ot’en Solidarity Event