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Imagine

One of the (many) ways this culture is killing the planet is through a lack of imagination. I’ve been thinking about this a lot in the wake of the Fukushima nuclear catastrophe, and especially in light of three pretty typical responses I’ve read, each one showing less imagination than the one before. The first comes […]

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Norris Thomlinson August 25th, 2011 Filed in Essays No Responses

Can’t Buy Me Change

The fact that the question – can we promote ecological sustainability through buying better things? – is taken seriously points to the absurdity of so much environmental discourse. We need to be clear: An industrial economy, no matter how green it declares itself, is inherently unsustainable. It is based on the use of nonrenewable resources […]

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Norris Thomlinson August 22nd, 2011 Filed in Essays No Responses

Do We Need a Militant Movement to Save the Planet (and Ourselves)?

Interview of Derrick Jensen, Lierre Keith and Aric McBay by Tara Lohan / Alternet Tara Lohan: Deep Green Resistance focuses on achieving a culture of resistance. What do you mean by that? Lierre Keith: Right now on the Left what we have is an alternative culture, and I would say that is kind of a […]

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Norris Thomlinson August 5th, 2011 Filed in Interviews of Derrick Jensen No Responses

This Culture Is #/?*#-+

THIS CULTURE IS @†‰Ø the planet. The latest studies show that global warming will be far #+?þ than anyone has imagined, and could easily lead to an increase of #-+^)@ Fahrenheit by 2100, which would effectively spell the ?*#-+@* of life on Earth. Yet our response — including the response by most of the #/?*#-+^)!@* […]

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Norris Thomlinson August 4th, 2011 Filed in Essays No Responses