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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 […]

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 […]

Lake Mead watch: six inches from the level that triggers cutbacks

8 Jul

I guess you could file this under “No Shit”. Regardless of whether drought occurs, over-allocation and the cancerous growth that is industrial civilization would create the same shortages. Deep Green Resistance chapters across the Southwest have declared water preservation and justice as our primary focus for activism. Will you join us in dismantling the systems […]

The Drying of the Colorado River Basin

1 Jul

Perhaps more than any other area of North America, the American Southwest faces water shortages, just as demands for water increase. These colliding forces both owe their existence to industrial civilization. Deep Green Resistance chapters across the Southwest recognize the imminent catastrophe and view the preservation of our natural water supplies and systems, and the […]

A draft of Colorado’s proposed water plan may not be trickling down to the people

13 May

When a society has trouble accessing enough water within its own landbase, that’s probably one more sign of overshoot. It’s also a sign water wars might be right around the corner, if they haven’t already begun. Plans to distribute the “rights” for water  are a sign of the insanity of that society. And when these […]

Castle Rock Lets Slip Its “Vampire Sustainability” Plan

6 May

Stay in school, kids. Or if not, stay out of government. Because when you misunderstand fundamental notions like ‘sustainability’, you can make stupid decisions. The Castle Rock government’s ignorance of such a basic concept, left unchecked, would wreak damage on the Front Range’s land base in and near the municipality. At the May 5 Town […]