Categories Archives: The Problem: Civilization

21st Century Manifest Destiny on the U.S.-Mexico Border

     by Todd Miller / nacla It was a typical scene for many on the Tohono O’odham Nation: a Border Patrol agent pulled behind us in a green-striped vehicle after we had stopped to check directions. We were a group … Continue reading

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Katniss is real and she is an Apache

Katniss is real, and she is an Apache. While we were all looking the other way, sacred Apache land (that was also property of the American people as a whole) was sold to an Australian-British mining company that will soon … Continue reading

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Arizona activists protest Israeli firms militarizing the border

On May 2, a few miles from the U.S.-Mexico border, just north of Nogales, on Tohono O’odham land, a group of activists unveiled a banner of protest in front of a new surveillance tower, manufactured and operated by the Israeli … Continue reading

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Green Technology and Renewable Energy

Few topics generate more commentary on Deep Green Resistance social media than critiques of alternative energy. For many, solar, wind, and other non-fossil energy sources and technologies represent a pragmatic hope for saving the biosphere. Our position on these technologies is that … Continue reading

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Book Review: This Changes Everything

Naomi Klein’s latest book, This Changes Everything, is based on the premise that capitalism is the cause of the climate crisis, and to avert catastrophe, capitalism must go. The proposed solution is a mass movement that will win with arguments … Continue reading

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Guilty of Being Brown

GUILTY OF BEING BROWN By Henry Howard I had a nightmare the other night. I dreamed I went to buy the morning paper, And the headline screamed For all the world to see, “SB1070 Declared Fully Legal!” And I cried, … Continue reading

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Restoring Sanity, Part 2: Mental Illness as a Social Construct

Susan Hyatt and Michael Carter, DGR Southwest Coalition In 2004 the World Health Organization ranked Major Depressive Disorder as the leading cause of disability in the US among people aged fifteen to forty-four.  MDD afflicts about 14.8 million adults, 6.7 … Continue reading

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Restoring Sanity, Part 1: An Inhuman System

by Susan Hyatt and Michael Carter, DGR Southwest Coalition The environmental crisis consists of the deterioration and outright destruction of micro and macro ecosystems worldwide, entailing the elimination of countless numbers of wild creatures from the air, land, and sea, … Continue reading

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Altar Valley ranchers believe gas pipeline will destroy way of life

Original article by Joe Ferguson, Arizona Daily Star Sasabe residents in the Altar Valley are nervously watching as construction crews bulldoze land just across the Mexican border. They believe, or more accurately fear, the corridor the size of a football field … Continue reading

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Proposed Sierrita Pipeline continues causing controversy

Original post by Danielle Lerner, News 4 Tucson   TUCSON- The controversy surrounding the proposed Sierrita Gas Pipeline continues as local ranchers, county and state organizations share their concerns about the project. The $204 million international pipeline would stretch about 60 … Continue reading

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