Responding to Climate Change in Grand Rapids

As the ecological crisis deepens, it’s increasingly hard to ignore. With the rising temperatures and rising sea levels, increasingly erratic weather, droughts and hurricanes, etc, there is little debate that the climate is changing. It’s primarily now a question of how to respond. While there are still those who would prefer to deny that it’s … Read moreResponding to Climate Change in Grand Rapids

New Zine: Edible Wild Plants of West Michigan, Vol. 1

We’re excited to announce the publication of our latest zine, Edible Wild Plants of West Michigan, Volume 1. As far as we know, it’s the only foraging zine or publication designed specifically around plants that can be found in the greater Grand Rapids area. While there are plenty of other field guides out there that … Read moreNew Zine: Edible Wild Plants of West Michigan, Vol. 1

Showdown at Highway 134: Mi’kmaq Blockade against Fracking

Late last week in Canada, the R.C.M.P. raided an ongoing blocakde organized by Mi’kmaq peoples against fracking. The blockade had been blocking attempts by the Texas-based South Western Energy from doing their work and has cost the company an estimated $50,000 per day. In response to the raid, fracking equipment was seized and police cars … Read moreShowdown at Highway 134: Mi’kmaq Blockade against Fracking

Tar Sands Conference Disrupted in Sarnia

Over the weekend, indigenous activists and others disrupted a pro-Tar Sands conference in Sarnia, Ontario (just across the border from Port Huron, Michigan) as part of ongoing actions against the Enbridge Line 9 pipeline designed to transport oil from the Tar Sands east across Ontario: The impacts of industrial development in the area now known … Read moreTar Sands Conference Disrupted in Sarnia

Deep Green Resistance: A Book Review

By RUHE Since this review of the book Deep Green Resistance was written, some things have changed: Deep Green Resistance has affirmed their transphobia as their official policy, Earth First! has distanced themselves from DGR, and Aric McBay has left Deep Green Resistance. However, even as DGR seems to crumble due to its anti-trans views, … Read moreDeep Green Resistance: A Book Review