Deep Green Resistance

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  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 5/3/2011
  • Publisher: Seven Stories Press

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For years, Derrick Jensen has asked his audiences, "Do you think this culture will undergo a voluntary transformation to a sane and sustainable way of life?" No one ever says yes. Deep Green Resistance starts where the environmental movement leaves off: industrial civilization is incompatible with life. Technology can't fix it, and shoppingno matter how greenwon't stop it. To save this planet, we need a serious resistance movement that can bring down the industrial economy. Deep Green Resistance evaluates strategic options for resistance, from nonviolence to guerrilla warfare, and the conditions required for those options to be successful. It provides an exploration of organizational structures, recruitment, security, and target selection for both aboveground and underground action. Deep Green Resistance also discusses a culture of resistance and the crucial support role that it can play. Deep Green Resistance is a plan of action for anyone determined to fight for this planetand win.

Author Biography

Writer, activist, and small-scale organic farmer ARIC MCBAY works to share information about community sufficiency and off-the-grid skills. He is the author of Peak Oil Survival: Preparation for Life after Gridcrash and creator of In the Wake: A Collective Manual-in-progress for Outliving Civilization (www.inthewake.org). LIERRE KEITH is a writer, small farmer, and radical feminist activist. She is the author of two novels, as well as The Vegetarian Myth: Food, Justice, and Sustainability, which has been called "the most important ecological book of this generation." DERRICK JENSEN is the best-known voice of the growing deep ecology movement. Winner of numerous awards and honors including the Eric Hoffer Book Award, USA Todays Critic's Choice, and Press Action's Person of the Year, Jensen is the author of over fifteen books, including Endgame, A Language 0/der( Than Words, and What We Leave Behind (with Aric McBay).

Table of Contents

Authors Notep. 9
Prefacep. 11
The Problem by Lierre Keithp. 21
Civilization and Other Hazards by Aric McBayp. 31
Liberals and Radicals by Lierre Keithp. 61
Culture of Resistance by Lierre Keithp. 113
Other Plans by Lierre Keithp. 193
A Taxonomy of Action by Aric McBayp. 239
The Psychology of Resistance by Aric McBayp. 279
Organizational Structure by Aric McBayp. 291
Decision Making by Aric McBayp. 307
Recruitment by Aric McBayp. 313
Security by Aric McBayp. 329
Strategy and Tactics
Introduction to Strategy by Aric McBayp. 345
Tactics and Targets by Aric McBayp. 391
Decisive Ecological Warfare by Aric McBayp. 425
The Future
Our Best Hope by Lierre Keithp. 477
Epilogue: Getting Startedp. 517
Notesp. 521
Bibliographyp. 539
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