Places Archives: United States

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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 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 […]

The threat bigger than toxic spills facing Western Rivers

7 Sep

    Industrial civilization and the living planet don’t mix; the former is destroying the latter. A recent article from Summit Daily details one of the threats; to rivers in Colorado and the Southwest.  Join Deep Green Resistance in working to help all rivers run free.   The threat bigger than toxic spills facing Western Rivers Gary […]

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

California Tribes Fight for Water Rights

13 Aug

Industrial civilization has always thrived on the flesh and bones of indigenous peoples. Civilization leaves only whatever scraps of land, water or anything else, needed to indigenous populations to survive, which are too trivial or costly to sweep up. Deep Green Resistance is therefore encouraged to see several California Tribes fighting back. From Circle of […]

Colorado’s water plan: an end to mega projects?

28 Jul

Apparently, Colorado has a new water plan. Plans are good. This is cold comfort, though, given that the plan only addresses new ‘supply projects’.  We know the Colorado River is already 100% allocated (a tiny bit of industrial civilization insanity in and of itself); this article, from High Country News, projects an additional 5 million residents […]