News Roundup – August 2017

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Local Global Mass Extinction According to an article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences in July, the planet is in the midst of the sixth mass extinction event. Strikingly, the scientists who wrote the article call this a “biological annihilation.” The destruction of the planet happens bit-by-bit. A new big-box store, a […]

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Federal Regulators Favor S. Oregon Gas Pipeline vs. Democracy

A massive LNG pipeline and export terminal is proposed for southern Oregon. Deep Green Resistance opposes this project and stands in solidarity with the indigenous communities, local people, workers, environmental groups, and the natural world who do so as well. From a local DGR ally and friend: “On Thursday June 29, I attended FERC’s scoping […]

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This War Has Two Sides: Shifting The Environmental Movement from Defense to Offense

Here’s a flashback from the Public Interest Environmental Law Conference in 2016. In this talk, Deep Green Resistance members Jonah Mix and Dillon Thomson speak on the failure of the contemporary environmental movement to meaningfully stop the destruction of the planet. Using examples from past and current resistance movements, Mix and Thomson chart a more […]

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Coos County: take decisive action, vote yes on 6-162

A massive proposed LNG (liquefied natural gas) pipeline and export terminal has been proposed in Coos County, on the southern Oregon coast. These projects, which are expected to cost $7.6 billion (twice as much as the Dakota Access Pipeline), are known as the “Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline” and the “Jordan Cove LNG Export Terminal.” The […]

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“Full of Inspiration”: 2017 Direct Action Training Report-Back

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Over Earth Day weekend, Deep Green Resistance members in Oregon hosted an advanced direct action training in rural western Oregon. About 45 people attended from several surrounding states. The training began with several anti-oppression sessions to help foster an equitable and safe environment for facilitators and participants, especially for people of color, women, indigenous people, […]

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Public Interest Environmental Law Conference 2017

PIELC 2017 Deep Green Resistance table

Last weekend, the annual PIELC conference took place here in Eugene, Oregon (USA). Despite the name, this conference draws a wide range of grassroots activists in addition to lawyers. Our local chapter as well as members and close allies from around the region attended. On Friday, two of our members gave a talk critiquing energy […]

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Open House – Deep Green Resistance Oregon

When: March 8, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Contact eugene@deepgreenresistance.org to RSVP and for event location., Eugene, OR, USA

New to activism or community organizing? Tired of ineffective tactics and shortsighted movements? Looking to connect with environmental activists in your community? Wondering about the intersection of feminism and environmentalism? Do you want serious revolutionary[…]

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Advanced Tactical Direct Action Training

Direct Action Training Deep Green Resistance
When: April 21, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – April 23, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Where: Rural land near Eugene, OR, Location will be provided to approved applicants

Over Earth Day weekend, we’re hosting an advanced direct action training outside Eugene, OR. Recognizing that our tactics are failing and things are getting worse, this training will focus on escalation and creative, advanced tactics[…]

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