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March 31, “Is the World a Better Place Because You Were Born?” published at the DGR News Service
January 25, Photograph of me by Jim Sienkiewicz published at Thoughtful Dog
October 6, Derrick interviewed for Give It Mouth website, the Make It Matter series: “How Activist Derrick Jensen Makes It Matter”.
August 24, “Top 10 Ways to Destroy All the Water on Earth” published in Fair Observer. (Also in French as Les 10 meilleures façons de détruire toute l’eau sur Terre and in Spanish as Las 10 Mejores Maneras para Destruir el Agua en la Tierra)
March 4, Derrick interviewed for The Daily Triplicate: Prolific author calls Crescent City home
January 12, Derrick interviewed for Sanitas Radio (paid subscription required to listen)
December 23, Derrick’s introduction to Pacifism as Pathology, a book by Ward Churchill, is now online. (Also in French as Le pacifisme comme pathologie and in Spanish as introduccion-pacifismo-como-patologia)
November 19, Derrick’s essay Sustainable Development is a Lie published in Fair Observer. (Also in French as Le “développement durableˮ est un mensonge and in Spanish as El Desarrollo Sostenible es una Mentira.)
November 10, Derrick’s essay The Ecomodernist Manifesto is a program for genocide and ecocide published in The Ecologist. (Also in French as Le Manifeste Eco-Moderniste est un programme de génocide et d’écocide and in Spanish as El Manifiesto Ecomodernista es un programa para el genocidio y el ecocidio.)
November, Derrick interviewed for The Fifth Column. (Also in French as Une interview: écologie politique, greenwashing, postmodernisme…)
August 18, Derrick’s guest post essay Derrick Jensen Responds to Oregon State University was published on the Gender Detective blog.
August 10, Derrick’s essay Liberals and the New McCarythism published in Counterpunch.
July 23, A portion of the Endgame chapter “A Matter of Time” appeared in The Ecologist.
July 1, Derrick’s essay Destroy the World…and Feel Good About It appeared in the Fair Observer. (Also available in Czech as Zničte Svět…A Ciťte Se Dobře, in French as Détruire le monde… et y prendre du plaisir, and in Spanish as Destruya el Mundo…y Siéntase Bien al Respecto.)
June 11, Derrick’s essay Endangered species don’t need an Ark- they need a Living Planet! appeared in The Ecologist.
May 18, Derrick was interviewed for The Jeff Messer Show on 880 The Revolution. (No recording available.)
March 4, Derrick’s essay Confronting industrialism: if you can’t clean it up, don’t make it! appeared in The Ecologist. (In French as Affronter l’industrialisme: si tu ne peux pas nettoyer, ne le fais pas!)
February 7, Derrick’s guest post essay Derrick Jensen responds to John Stoltenberg was published on the Gender Detective blog.
February 1, Open Letter to Reclaim Environmentalism published for sign-on by members of the public. (In French as Lettre ouverte: Pour se réapproprier l’écologie, in German as Offener Brief: Rückforderung des Umweltschutzes, in Portuguese as Carta Aberta para recuperar o ambientalismo, and in Spanish as Carta abierta para reclamar el ecologismo.)
January 4, Derrick’s essay A world of make-believe appeared in The MOON magazine.
December 9, Derrick’s essay “Actions Speak Louder Than Words” translated into Arabic at Deep Green Resistance MENA.
November 30, Derrick’s essay Claims to virtue appeared in The MOON magazine.
October 13, Derrick was interviewed by Terrie Schweitzer: Resilient Activism and Productive Writing: the Habits of Derrick Jensen for coach.me
April 6, Derrick was interviewed by Jari Chevalier for Terrain.org: Deep Green Forces
March, Derrick was interviewed by Michael Mountain for Earth In Transition: Endgame – What We Can Do
July, Derrick was interviewed by Sylvia Richardson of Latin Waves Grassroots Media on the Violence Against Women and the Politics of Consent. This was a two part interview. Listen to part I here. Listen to part II here.
June 21, Derrick and Lierre Keith’s essay The Emperor’s New Penis published in Counterpunch
May, Derrick’s essay “Thoughts on the Apocalypse: Fight for What You Love” was published on Terrain.org. (Also available in Portuguese as Reflexões sobre o apocalipse: lute por aquilo que você ama)
March/April, “The Victim Liked It” published in Orion
Spring, “Age of the Sociopath” published in the Earth Island Journal. (Also available in Czech as Čas sociopatů, French as L’âge du sociopathe, Portuguese as Era do Sociopata, and Swedish as Sociopatens Tidsålder)
January/ February, “Culture of Plunder” published in Orion.
September/October, “To Protect and Serve” published in Orion
September, Jan Smitowicz at The Rewild West interviewedthe Derrick: “The Power of Place”.
July/August, “Self-Evident Truths” published in Orion.
Spring, Derrick has an essay in The (Un)Occupy Movement: Autonomy of Consciousness, Practical Solutions, Human Equality, by Mankh.
January, Derrick’s essay “A New Declaration” published in the Occupied Wall Street Journal.
January 24, Derrick’s article “A Modest Proposal — How Cigar Cutters Can Save the Environment” published in EcoWatch.
January 1, “Time to Dismantle the Corporate State” published at Daily News and Analysis India.
December 13, Derrick interviewed for “More Thought” about Dreams
September, “Imagine” published in Orion
September 29, Derrick interviewed by Cayte Bosler: Staying Sane in Environmentalism
August 5, Tara Lohan interviewed Derrick, Lierre Keith, and Aric McBay: Do We Need a Militant Movement to Save the Planet (and Ourselves)?
August, “Can’t Buy Me Change” published in Earth Island Journal
July 16, Derrick was interviewed by Frank Smecker: “You Can’t Kill a Planet and Live on It, Too”.
July, “This Culture Is #/?*#-+” published in Orion
May 16, Derrick was interviewed by Autonomous Music
May 11, “To Live or Not to Live” published in Orion. (Also in Czech as Žít nebo nežít, in French as Contre le fatalisme & le statu quo : l’activisme, in Polish as Niebezpieczeństwo mentalności tragicznej, and in Portuguese as Viver ou não viver)
March, “Miksi lapset vihaavat koulua,” in Kerberos, translated into Finnish by Tero Tähtinen.
March, “The Age of Oops” published in Orion
February, Derrick interviewed by Cara Hoffman: Resurrecting a Literature of Revolution
January 23, Derrick interviewed by Mickey Z: We need to stop this culture before it kills the planet
January, “The Tyranny of Entitlement” published in Orion. (Also in French as )
January, Derrick interviewed by Pulse Berlin: The End of Civilization
December 21, Derrick interviewed by Janaia Donaldson for Peak Moment TV
November 26, Derrick interviewed by Amy Goodman for Democracy Now
November, an interview with Derrick by Zoe Blunt was published at Vancouver Media Coop: “You’re not crazy and it’s not your fault”.
September, “World Gone Mad” published in Orion
May, Derrick’s comments on BP and the Gulf of Mexico posted on the Press Action website
April, an excerpt of Endgame published on Common Dreams: Choices
March/April, “Resistance Resisters” published in Orion. (Also translated to Czech as Odpůrci odporu, to French as Du changement individuel à la résistance organisée, and to Portuguese as Resistentes da resistência.)
November/December, Derrick’s essay “Playing for Keeps” published in Orion.
October 28, Derrick was interviewed by Frank Joseph Smecker on CounterPunch: Against Prometheus
October 19, Derrick was interviewed by Chris Hedges on Truthdig: A Reality Check From the Brink of Extinction
September/October, Derrick’s essay “Side With the Living” was published in Orion.
September, Derrick’s Star Wars talk was animated by Frank Lopez. Watch it here.
July 7, “Forget Shorter Showers: Why personal change does not equal political change” published in Orion. (Also translated to Dutch as We zullen het niet redden in de douche!, to French as Oubliez les douches courtes ! and to Polish as Zapomnijcie o krótkich prysznicach and to Portuguese as Esqueça os Banhos Curtos))
July, “In the Time After” published in the art book The Time After.
May, “World at Gunpoint” published in Orion.
February 26, Derrick was interviewed in Eugene Weekly: Speaker Calls for End of Civilization
November 8, Derrick interviewed by Melissa Gragg & Jason Miller: Industrial Capitalism Is A Given And The Natural World Is Secondary
September 15, Derrick interviewed for Flashpoints
August, “Logging Will Not Make Forests Safer,” in The Daily Triplicate
August, Derrick was interviewed in Briarpatch: It’s tremendous fun to fight back
June 8, Derrick was interviewed by Carl Donohue for Naturescapes about Thought to Exist in the Wild
Spring Equinox, interview of Jane Caputi in Rain and Thunder: A Radical Feminist Journal of Discussion and Activism
Spring 2008, Derrick was interviewed in Terrain: Northern California’s Environmental Magazine
February, Derrick’s interview “Going Underground: Paul Stamets On the Vast Intelligence Network Beneath Our Feet” published in The Sun.
December, “More and More, Faster and Faster…” in Sun Monthly
Fall, “Beyond Hope, There is Life Itself,” in The Center Post.
October 20, Derrick interviewed about Thought to Exist in the Wild: Live Nude Animals
September, “Spending Our Way to Sustainability,” in Sun Monthly.
September, Derrick was interviewed in URB
September-November, Derrick was interviewed in Vegan Voice
July, Derrick’s essay “Pretend You Are a River” appeared in Sun Monthly
Summer, “Look Where You Live” (an excerpt from Thought to Exist in the Wild), in Geez.
May, “Why_People_Hate_Cops” published at Feral Scholar
May, Derrick was interviewed by Claudette Vaughan on sexual abuse.
May, Derrick’s piece “False Contracts,” appeared in Sun Monthly
April, Derrick was interviewed in Noise
April, Derrick’s piece “Star Wars,” in Sun Monthly
Spring, Derrick was interviewed in Modesto Anarcho
Spring, Derrick was interviewed in Bear Deluxe Magazine
Spring, Derrick was interviewed in Jigsaw: The Media Mind
March 16, The Daily Triplicate published Derrick’s letter to the editor: “History articles minimize crimes against local Indians”
March 22, Derrick was interviewed at Under the Concrete: Sometimes It’s Okay To Fight Back
February, Derrick’s piece “Come to Me” published in Sun Monthly
February, Derrick’s essay “Love Does Not Imply Pacifism” was published in Sun Monthly
January, “Civilization” published in Sun Monthly.
Derrick was interviewed in No Hope
November, Derrick interviewed by Abolitionist-Online: “Leveling the Playing Field”
October 31, Derrick interviewed by Michael Toms for New Dimensions ($2 charge to download the audio interview)
October, To Give Our Brightest Deepest Truth at Living Freedom
September 24, Derrick’s essay The Collapse of Civilization published in Hindustan Times
August 15, Derrick was interviewed for Grist: Can industrial civilization really become sustainable? Should it?
August 12, Derrick was interviewed for CounterPunch: Tearing Down the Master’s House
August, Derrick’s essay “Some Words to Think About” was published in Keq Ktotoli Oluhk.
August 2, Derrick interviewed for High Times: Bringing Down Babylon
July, Derrick was interviewed in Arthur: Everything Must Go.
March “You Are The River” published in Shambhala Sun.
November/December, “Monkeywrenching Civilization” was in The Earth First! Journal.
September, review of “A Methodology of the Heart” printed in American Anthropologist.
Summer, “Dismantle Globally, Renew Locally” published in Species Traitor No. 4
Summer, Derrick was interviewed in Lip: Held Hostage to Hope
Summer Run, excerpt from “Strangely Like War” in The Steelhead Special.
Summer, Derrick was interviewed in The Flatlander.
Spring, excerpt from Strangely Like War was in Pataphysics Publishing Issue.
Spring, Derrick interviewed in Standard Magazine.
Spring, Derrick interviewed in This Time We Fight Back
April 3, Derrick interviewed in The Bloomington Alternative: Listen to the River
Spring, “The Noose Tightens: Science, Surveillance, and the Culture of Control,” an excerpt from Welcome to the Machine, in Alternative Press Review
December, interview of Dave Foreman published in EcoFuture
Samhain/Yule November-December 2004, “Better Humans and the Nanotech Future,” an excerpt from Welcome to the Machine, was in The Earth First! Journal
Oct/Nov, Derrick was interviewed in Confluence.
Fall, Derrick’s piece “What Goes Up” was in Matter.
Oct/Nov, “Definitions of Violence” in Sonoma County Peace Press.
Winter, excerpts from What Goes Up were printed in Arson Zine.
Summer, Derrick was interviewed in Green Anarchy: How To Bring Down Civilization
Spring, an excerpt of “Walking on Water” was in Camas: The Nature of the West.
March/April, “Reading, Writing, Revolution” published in Orion
Spring, “The Streams Were Full of Fish” published in Terrain
February, “If not now, when?” (co-written with Remedy) published in The Ecologist
The introduction from Listening to the Land was reprinted in The Steelhead Special, Issue #44.
Dec/Jan 2003/2004, “A Global Assault on Forests,” (excerpt from Strangely Like War) in Sacred Pathways.
November/December, Derrick interviewed by Lore Axe for The A Word: “Revolution, Sustainability, and Civilization“
October, Derrick was interviewed by Laurent Brondel for Dooney’s Cafe: Unquestioned Assumptions
October, “In the belly of the whale?” published in The Ecologist
August/September, “Tricks of the Trade: Alfred McCoy On How The CIA Got Involved in Global Drug Trafficking” in Sentient Times
July/August, “Do we need nature?” published in The Ecologist
Summer, Derrick interviewed by Jared Maher for the ‘zine Jigsaw
May/June, “Free Trade™” published in The Ecologist
May/June, “Your Country Needs You” published in The Ecologist
May, “Free Will” published in Adbusters
April, Derrick interviewed by Michael Toms for New Dimensions
March/April, “A Natural Connection” published in Hope.
March, “Hungry Ghosts” published in The Ecologist
Winter/Spring, “Coming Home,” an excerpt from The Culture of Make Believe, in Disorderly Conduct.
February, “Vivisection: A ‘Moderate’ Proposal” published in The Ecologist
July 8, Derrick was interviewed in a week-long forum discussion on Utne Reader’s Website, with thoughtful and in-depth questions and answers by everyone involved. You have to register first, and can then read the discussion. (And if you like this kind of discussion, consider joining the Derrick Jensen forum.)
Litha 2002, Derrick interviewed by Tim Ream for The Earth First! Journal: “Hate Civilized“
June, Derrick interviewed by Anthony Lappe for gnn.tv.
June, “The Disenchanted Kingdom: George Ritzer on the Disappearance of Authentic American Culture” published in The Sun
May/June, “Pools of Strength” published in “Hope”
May, excerpt from A Language Older Than Words translated into Dutch and published as “Geetsdrift Voor Beginners” in Ode.
May, interview by Derrick published in The Sun: “Singing to the Dawn: Thomas Berry On Our Broken Connection To The Natural World”
Spring, Review of the book Kindred Spirits published in Orion
April 25, “A conversation with Derrick Jensen” by Leigh Wilkerson, in Mountain Xpress
March, “Thinking Outside the Classroom: An Interview with Zenobia Barlow” published in The Sun
March/April, excerpt from A Language Older Than Words in Utne Reader.
Spring, excerpt from A Language Older Than Words in Disorderly Conduct.
February, “Interview with Anuradha Mittal On the True Cause of World Hunger” published in The Sun
Fall/Winter 2001-02: “Interview with Maori Elder Bruce Stewart” with Jeannette Armstrong, published in Green Anarchy
December, Opening the Cages with the ALF: An Interview with David Barbarash published in Earth First! Journal. (Also translated to Portuguese as Abrindo as Gaiolas com a ALF.)
December, “Driven By Desire: George Draffan on Why The Global Economy Won’t Satisfy Us” published in The Sun
November/December, Derrick interviewed by Sera Bilezikyan for Clamor
October, “The New Slavery: An Interview with Kevin Bales” published in The Sun
August/September, “The True Purpose of Education,” excerpt from A Language Older Than Words, published in Creations
August, “Neighborhood Bully: Ramsey Clark On American Militarism” published in The Sun
Summer, “Leaving the Comfort Zone” published in Hope
July, “Truth in Advertising: Breaking the Spell of Consumerism: An Interview with Kalle Lasn” published in The Sun.
Spring, “No Matter Where We Look” published in Hope
April/May, excerpt from A Language Older Than Words, in Creations.
April 8, “Would We Lie to You?” a review of Trust Us, We’re Experts, published in the San Francisco Chronicle Book Review
April, “Of Coyotes and Coversations,” an excerpt from A Language Older Than Words, in The Sun.
April, “Saving the Indigenous Soul: An Interview with Martin Prechtel” published in The Sun. (Also available in Turkish as Yerli Ruhunu Kurtarmak.)
March 20, “Corporate power wielded through limited liability status” published in The Ecologist
March, “A Weakened World Cannot Forgive Us: An Interview with Kathleen Dean Moore” published in The Sun
Winter, “Silencing,” an excerpt from A Language Older Than Words in Species Traitor.
February, “Road to Ruin: An Interview with Jan Lundberg” published in The Sun
December 21, excerpt from A Language Older Than Words in Hummingbird Farm News.
December, “Getting Free: Escaping the Prisons of Our Own Making: An Interview with Bo Lozoff” in The Sun
Fall, “Lives,” in Bulletin of the New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence.
Fall, excerpt from A Language Older Than Words in Perspective.
Fall, “Walking on Water,” in Hope Magazine.
October, “Crimes of Punishment: An Interview With Christian Parenti” published in The Sun
July, “Where the Buffalo Go: An Interview with Vine Deloria” published in The Sun
July, Derrick interviewed David Abram
June, “Nothing to Lose But Our Illusions: An Interview with David Edwards” published in The Sun
May 21, “Rape: An Everyday Atrocity” published in the “Sunday San Francisco Examiner”
April, “Urban Renewal: The Resurrection Of An Ex-Gang Member: An Interview With Luis Rodriguez” published in The Sun
Winter/Spring, edited reprint of review of Totem Salmon in Mattole Restoration Newsletter.
March, “An Epidemic of Deception: Why We Can’t Trust The Cancer Establishment: An Interview With Samuel Epstein” published in The Sun Magazine.
March/April, reviews of Spirit and Reason, All Our Relations, and Prison Madness in The Bloomsbury Review.
January/February, review of Totem Salmon in The Bloomsbury Review.
January, “Body Language: A Conversation With Marc Ian Barasch on Ilness and Healing” published in The Sun
Winter, “Elements of Refusal: An Interview With John Zerzan” published in Food and Water
December 19, “Democracy Loses When Celebrity Dominates the News: A Review of Rich Media, Poor Democracy: Communication Politics in Dubious Times, in The San Francisco Chronicle Book Review.
December, “Armed and Dangerous: The Desperation of Rural America: An Interview with Joel Dyer” published in The Sun
November/December, “Millennial Forests,” in Audubon.
November, “The Broken Promise of Democracy: An Interview with Frances Moore Lappé” published in The Sun
September/October, review of Can’t Jail The Spirit published in “The Bloomsbury Review”
September/October, review of Christian Parenti’s Lockdown America published in “The Bloomsbury Review”
September 12, “The Unabomber-Madman or Revolutionary: A Review of the United States of America Versus Theodore John Kaczynski,” in The San Francisco Chronicle Book Review.
Summer, reply to “Violence Objectified,” in Food and Water.
August, “Foot Soldier: The Long Walk for Justice and Peace: A Conversation with Satish Kumar” published in The Sun
June, “Readers Write: Fathers and Sons,” in The Sun.
March/April, reviews of Science Under Siege and World Hunger: Twelve Myths in The Bloomsbury Review.
Spring, review of Understanding Forests in The Workbook.
March, “War on Truth: The Secret Battle for the American Mind: An Interview with John Stauber” published in The Sun
Fall/Winter, reviews of Appalachian Tragedy and Captialism and the Information Age in The Workbook.
December, “The Language of Hyperspace: An Interview with Stewart Swerdlow,” in Sentient Times.
October, “The Death of David Chain” published in “Sentient Times”
September/October, “Transfixed by the Headlights of the Hurtling Machine” in The Road-RIPorter
September, “Enemy of the State: An Interview with John Zerzan” published in The Sun
August, “Telling Stories: How Television Skews Our View of Society, and Ourselves: An Interview of George Gerbner” published in The Sun
May/June, “Actions Speak Louder Than Words” published in Earth First! Journal
May, “Out of the Ashes: Violence and its Aftermath: An interview with Judith Herman” published in The Sun (under the pseudonym Richard Marten)
March/April, reviews of Earth For Sale by Brian Tokar, Eating With Conscience, by Michael W. Fox, and Last Standing Woman, by Winona LaDuke, in The Bloomsbury Review.
November 14, Derrick gave a keynote address at the Minneapolis MN Soul of Agriculture Conference: “Environmental Perspective“
July, “The Plants Respond: An Interview with Cleve Backster” published in The Sun. (A related excerpt from A Language Older Than Words was translated to Turkish as Bitkiler Karşılık Verir.)
April 30, “Murder in Peru: After the Lies and Betrayals…” published in Anderson Valley Advertiser
Winter, interview of David Ehrenfeld in Food and Water Journal.
January, interview of Jim Nollman in The Sun: When Nature Speaks
December, interview of Tom Athanasiou in Z Magazine.
October 13, “Hush of the Hives: In the death of his bees, a beekeeper learns the limits of progress” published in The New York Times Magazine
July 10, “Avoiding the Issues” published in The Pacific Northwest Inlander.
May 8, “Asking for the Truth” published in The Pacific Northwest Inlander
April 17, “The Other 364 Days” published in The Pacific Northwest Inlander
December, interview of David Ehrenfeld (from Listening to the Land) in The Sun.
October 18, “Loving the Land” (review of Richard Manning’s Grassland) in The Pacific Northwest Inlander.
October 4, “Death Warrant” published in The Pacific Northwest Inlander
May, interview of Neil Evernden in The Bloomsbury Review.
April, ‘The Hijacking of Earth Day” in The Pacific Northwest Inlander.
March, “Claims to Virtue” published in The Pacific Northwest Inlander
January, interview of Thomas Berry in The Bloomsbury Review.
October, interview of Richard Manning in The Bloomsbury Review.
January, interview of John Keeble in The Bloomsbury Review.
January, book reviews of The Dream Story and Healing Dream and Ritual in The Bloomsbury Review.
July, book review of A Hive of Bees in Gleanings in Bee Culture.
December, book review of The T.E. Lawrence Puzzle in The Bloomsbury Review.
May, interview (with Joe Nigg) of Joseph Campbell in The Bloomsbury Review