Feminist Current

Deep Green Resistance under attack

| June 29, 2013


Artist: Feminist Current
Title: Deep Green Resistance - rabble
Year: 2013
Length: 0:31:26 minutes (28.79 MB)
Format: 44.1kHz, 128Kbps

Show Notes:

Deep Green Resistance under attack

Deep Green Resistance (DGR) can loosely be described as a radical environmental movement that believes civilization, particularly industrial civilization, is unsustainable and must be dismantled in order to secure a livable future for the planet.

But DGR is also a movement that is firmly rooted in radical feminism. The group, and particular members of DGR, have recently come under attack because of their feminist critique of gender.

Members have been labelled as bigots and subjected to death and rape threats. At a recent conference in Portland, DGR members were confronted aggressively by a number of other conference attendees and their materials were defaced. The conference organizers did nothing to intervene nor did they issue an apology for failing to uphold the “safe space” policy.

In this episode, Meghan Murphy speaks with two members of Deep Green Resistance -- Rachel Ivey and Lexy Johnson -- about the controversy, the events in Portland and DGR’s feminism.



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