Tags Archives: Greenwashing

Mainstream Environmentalism Protects Industrial Capitalism

Big NGOs—Greenpeace, 350.org, Avaaz, and so on—play an important role in maintaining capitalism and the status quo. These organizations protect the industrial economy and distract us from real solutions. By focusing on technological solutions (which destroy the planet, and are … Continue reading

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The Everyday Violence of Modern Culture

Here is an average morning inside of this culture.First, you wake up on top of a foam mattress offgassing toxic VOCs that will not biodegrade in 10,000 years. You sit up and put on your clothes — all with tags … Continue reading

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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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A Feminist, Radical Environmentalist and AWOL: DGR Member Kourtney Mitchell

Editors note: this interview with our dear friend and fellow DGR member Kourtney Mitchell was recently featured in Counterpunch.   by VINCENT EMANUELE Kourtney Mitchell is a writer and activist currently living in northeast Georgia, United States. He sits on … Continue reading

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False Solutions: “Green Energy”

Two passionate environmentalists discuss the merits and issues of “Alternative Energy” technologies. They argue that it is not the path to a secure and sustainable future, that it threatens human rights, and that it is the wrong path for morally-conscious … Continue reading

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