Left Forum: Environmental Collapse and the Need for Resistance

May 31, 2015 @ 10:00 am
Left Forum
New York


Recent events have certainly shown that these are excitingly terrifying times to live in. With recent upheavals, new forms of oppression, and increasingly powerful pockets of resistance, we wish to add to that global conversation. Come join us at the Left Forum May 29th-May 31st. Be ready to learn about issues, discuss solutions and help create a true culture of resistance.

Let us turn “love into a verb”.

We’ll be facilitating the following discussion session:

Environmental Collapse and the Need for Resistance: Introduction to Deep Green Resistance

Deep Green Resistance is an analysis, a strategy, and a movement being born, the only movement of its kind. As an analysis, it reveals the last 10,000 years of human history–the rise and dominance of civilization–as the culture of death that is now threatening every living being on Earth. As a strategy, it critiques ineffective lifestyle actions and explains their inevitable failure to stop the destruction of people, species, and the planet. In contrast, DGR offers a concrete plan for how to stop that destruction. As an aboveground movement, just now taking its first steps, Deep Green Resistance is based on this analysis and implementing this strategy. And we’re recruiting. No more ineffective actions – piecemeal, reactive, and sad. No more feel-good, magical-thinking, navel-gazing, consumer-based, capitalist-approved denial and dead ends. The goal of DGR is to deprive the rich of their ability to steal from the poor and the powerful of their ability to destroy the planet. This will require defending and rebuilding just and sustainable human communities nestled inside repaired and restored landbases. This is a vast undertaking but it needs to be said: it can be done. Industrial civilization can be stopped. Come learn about Deep Green Resistance, what we are doing in NYC, answer questions and discuss potential tactics.

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