Categories Archives: Direct Action

Activists Occupy Site of Proposed Mine That Would Provide 25% of World’s Lithium Supply

Lithium is the miracle element powering your smartphone and under the hood of every electric car. But will batteries save the planet or cause more harm? The controversy is heating up in Nevada. RENO, Nevada — Activists aiming to stop an open-pit lithium mine launched a permanent protest encampment last Friday. They invite supporters to […]

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The Use and Effectiveness of Sabotage: A Historical Analysis

Editors note: sabotage is a key tactic for asymmetrical conflicts, such as the struggle to defend the planet from capitalism and industrial civilization. This material is excerpted from a paper written by U.S. Air Force Captain Howard L. Douthit III. You can read the full paper on Archive.org. The Use and Effectiveness of Sabotage as […]

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Upcoming DGR Training in Southern Colorado

Join Deep Green Resistance and North Fork Valley Community Rights Advocates as we provide education and training in resistance and direct action. This training will take place in the North Fork Valley of southern Colorado from August 10-12th. More info and signup: — https://nfvcra.org/2018-deep-green-resistance-training/ — Typical subjects covered include: Grand strategy Campaign strategy Non-violent direct […]

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Deep Green Resistance Training at Yellowstone National Park in June 2018

Activists, save these dates: Deep Green Resistance will conduct advanced training in direct action, revolutionary strategy, tactics, and organizing June 22 – 24. This workshop is aimed at providing practical skills and networking to activists, organizers, and revolutionaries interested in saving the planet. Environmental and social justice activists realize we are losing. Our tactics are […]

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The U.S. is Losing the Climate Change War

We need to face the truth. In Park City, like everywhere in the world, we are losing the climate-change war. The Park Record’s November 18 article, “Environmentalists search for silver linings,” by David Hampshire, declared that Election Day was not a great day for environmentalists. To support his claim, Hampshire cited Donald Trump’s statements about canceling the Paris Climate Agreement and stopping payments of US tax dollars to UN global-warming programs. … Continue reading →

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Ecological Special Forces: A Proposal

The planet needs commandos It wasn’t until the 1940’s that what we think of as the “commando” or special forces units were standardized by the British Army. With the goal of disrupting German forces in western France and later in the Mediterranean and North Africa, the first commando units were modeled on small groups of […]

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Activists stage coal-train blockade in Bellingham; train stopped for 12 hours

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On Saturday August 27th, activists for ecological defense blocked a northbound BNSF coal train for twelve hours at the Chuckanut Bay railroad bridge south of Bellingham, Wash. in an effort to directly halt the transportation of coal on-route for shipment overseas. The activists, many who represent the organization Deep Green Resistance, initially blocked the open-faced […]

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Deanna Meyer on Her Campaign to Protect Prairie Dogs in Colorado

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Deanna Meyer is a long time activist with Deep Green Resistance and an organic farmer currently residing in Colorado. She graduated from the University of Alaska Fairbanks with degrees in Anthropology, English and went on to acquire a teaching certificate. Recently she has been involved in advocating for the forests in her area as well […]

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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 Brian Ertz of Wildlands Defense to discuss their recent campaign against a Castle Rock mega-mall […]

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