Tags Archives: DGR writing & analysis

News Roundup: two articles from Derrick Jensen, Piñon-Juniper Forest Defense, KXL reactions, and more

The Castle Rock Prairie Dogs are Gone: Open Letter from an Exile By Jennifer Murnan, DGR Colorado I wore this shirt, long-sleeved, multi-patterned, funky, well tailored hand-me-down for almost every day I worked on the prairie dog relocation at the … Continue reading

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News Roundup: The Girls and the Grasses, The Colonial History of Conservation, The New McCarthyism, and more

Railroad ties are leeching contaminants and toxins into the environment: Link: http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/bnsf-railway-fined-for-treated-railroad-ties-in-water/ — Lierre Keith, Deep Green Resistance co-founder, recently wrote one of the most powerful articles that we have read in a long, long time. Her piece, titled The … Continue reading

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Science vs. the Real World on Mauna Kea

Will Falk is a Deep Green Resistance member who has spent much of the past year assisting indigenous resistance movements at the Unist’ot’en Camp and, more recently, on Mauna Kea in Hawaii. In this article, he speaks to the dangerous … Continue reading

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Gender, Patriarchy, and All That Jazz

Like many Americans, I have been paying attention to the current marketing of gender, the unquestionable system that tells us what constitutes male vs. female in our capitalist patriarchy. With morbid fascination, I am witnessing our culture move away from the old women’s liberation values that told young people they could participate in any activity they enjoyed, wear any clothing they liked, play with whatever toys they wanted, and think any thoughts they thought without these behaviors and beliefs being labeled male or female by forces then known as sexism. Not only have the categories of “boy’s toys” and “girl’s toys” returned with a vengeful backlash, now children and the rest of us are being told that an affinity for “girl’s toys” and dresses and make-up actually defines the true essence of girlhood. … Continue reading → Continue reading

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The Climate Movement is Failing. Here are Two Models to Turn the Tide.

The great musician Lauren Hill once said, “Fantasy is what people want but reality is what they need.” And the reality is that the climate movement is failing. See this graph? That’s a measure of carbon dioxide levels in the … Continue reading

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News Roundup: Mauna Kea Resistance, Prairie Dog Protection, and War Games

Defending Wildlife in Colorado The DGR Southwest Coalition recently held their annual Southwest Gathering, sharing skills & good food, and engaging in many discussions & strategy sessions. As part of the gathering, Deanna Meyer of Deep Green Resistance Colorado joined … Continue reading

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Interview with an Eco-Saboteur, Part III

Today we’re excited to bring you part 3 of a lengthy interview with Michael Carter, a Utah resident and longtime DGR member who was convicted for acts of eco-sabotage in the 1990’s. You can read the first installments: part I, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Baltimore and Black Lives Matter

This article by our friend Dominique Christina speaks powerfully to the issues of racism and police violence against black people and other people of color in the United States. — It is difficult to be radical in Denver. We are … Continue reading

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Interview with an ECO-SABOTEUR (part II)

Editor’s Note:  An early version of this interview first appeared on the Deep Green Resistance News Service, June 20, 2013. In 1993 Michael Carter was arrested and indicted for underground environmental activism. Since then he’s worked aboveground, fighting timber sales and … Continue reading

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