People & Groups Archives: Activists

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Activists stage coal-train blockade

4 Sep

A handful of activists, many from Deep Green Resistance, stopped a massive coal train for 12 hours. Imagine what we could do with a bit more support and participation. Please check the story for a link to how you can contribute to this campaign. On Saturday August 27th, activists for ecological defense blocked a northbound […]

Protect Prairie dogs! Join us Monday, March 21st, and Help Kill House Bill 16-1010

19 Mar

By Wildlands Defense In Colorado, a house bill has been introduced to the State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee entitled “A bill for an act concerning the authorization process for the release of destructive rodent pests into a county.” If passed, this bill will make it increasingly difficult to save prairie dogs and the land […]

The Ecomodernist Manifesto is a program for genocide and ecocide

12 Nov

Perhaps you’ve heard of the false promise of Bright Green Technology? If you couple that with a strong dose of human-centrism, you might have something like Ecomodernism. That’s not a good thing. Deep Green Resistance co-founder Derrick Jensen explains. The idea of a ‘good, or even great, Anthropocene’ as promised in the Ecomodernist Manifesto is […]

The Castle Rock Prairie Dogs are Gone: Open Letter from an Exile

10 Nov

What follows is an essay from a Deep Green Resistance member. Perhaps this Open Letter serves as an epitaph for the Castle Rock Prairie Dog community, as well as a call to act. We welcome all those who would stand up in defense of the living.   Open Letter From an Exile: I wore this […]

Water: Southwest Coalition Statement of Commitment and Call for Allies

28 Sep

            Whiskey’s for drinking, water’s for fighting over. —Mark Twain More than any other area of North America, the Southwest faces water shortages just as demands for water increase. These colliding forces are inevitable products of industrial civilization. Deep Green Resistance chapters across the Southwest recognize the imminent catastrophe. We view the protection of ground […]

Prevent Naropa University from Killing Prairie Dogs

29 Aug

Deep Green Resistance fights for life and justice wherever we find they are threatened. Right now, Buddhist school Naropa University is planning to exterminate a colony. From change.org: Petitioning Naropa University, Todd Kilburn Save the Naropa Prairie Dogs and Withdraw the Lethal Application Filed with the City of Boulder WildLands Defense Naropa University has filed […]

Fighting for Mauna Kea: How Liberal and Radical Approaches Differ

20 Aug

The American Southwest, like all of North America, is occupied territory. Its resource are in a constant state of extraction and destruction. What would it take to reclaim the land and the life in it? Deep Green Resistance member and activist Will Falk discusses how we might do so, by distinguishing between liberalism and radicalism. […]

If you are not outraged, why not?

17 Aug

From WildLands Defense Colorado

Liberals and the New McCarthyism

11 Aug

Deep Green Resistance co-founder Derrick Jensen published a new essay, which we encourage liberals, progressives, radicals, and others interested in the free exchange of ideas to consider.   From Counterpunch AUGUST 10, 2015 Liberals and the New McCarthyism by DERRICK JENSEN It’s easy enough, some sixty years after the fact, for us to cluck our tongues […]

Nature on the Rack: Will Falk on Mauna Kea

21 Jul

Please check out this passionate, eloquent essay from Deep Green Resistance member Will Falk. Will deconstructs the issues surrounding the ongoing attempts to block construction of an 18-story astronomical observatory with an Extremely Large Telescope (ELT). We can’t add to Will’s work; we only note that western science, like so much of industrial civilization, is merely […]