As the coming weekend is going to be full of activities surrounding the Nato summit in Chicago, you might be wondering what DGRC is up to.
Today there will be some activities by Occupy Chicago and others around the Canadian Consul in Chicago. DGRC, and others, are very concerned and alarmed by Canada’s devastating exploitation of the the Tar Sands “oil”. We expect to be down at 180 N. Stetson Ave. That’s actually not to far from “the BEAN”, so if you are in the area, why not drop in around 3 pm and see some of the action?
Our friends in Wisconsin are preparing for an action in solidarity Lakota peoples.
Please join them if you are in the area. Please see below
Join Deep Green Resistance Wisconsin at the Peace Action Center on Saturday, June 2nd for a film screening of The Battle for Whiteclay and a presentation about an upcoming action in solidarity with Lakota peoples against the ongoing genocide facing Native Americans. The event will start at 5:00 PM at 1001 E. Keefe Ave. in Milwaukee, WI.
The State of Nebraska’s refusal to halt alcohol sales to the dry Pine Ridge Indian Reservation from its border town of White Clay gets an in-depth look in this new documentary about a century-old problem. Four off-sale liquor stores in this 14-person hamlet sell over 12,000 cans of beer a day to an Indigenous clientele with virtually no legal place to drink it. Struggling with crippling poverty and epidemic alcohol abuse that afflicts 4 out of 5 families, the Oglala Sioux Tribe has for decades banned the sale and possession of alcohol on their reservation.
On June 9th, 2012, Lakota people of the Pine Ridge Reservation will march for justice against the genocide committed by the opportunistic alcohol dealers in White Clay. A caravan will be leaving from Wisconsin on June 7th to join them, and other members of Deep Green Resistance, in the struggle. To help make this action successful, we are calling for allies willing to come to the action in solidarity, or support the effort materially. If this speaks to you, please attend this event to learn more about the battle for White Clay and how you can help in this fight for justice.
This information is from Deep Green Resistance Wisconsin’s website at
The article linked to here from Truth Out provides some information on the coming NATO events in May. Please join us for the protests.
Deep Green Resistance Chicago (DGRC) is hoping many will be coming to Chicago for some of the many protests planned in May. Hopefully, if you are in the area, you have a chance to check out this event.
“Thousands of demonstrators are expected to converge upon the City of Chicago in May for the NATO Summits. The ACLU, as part of our commitment to defending civil liberties and the First Amendment, will be offering a forum on protesters’ rights.
Join ACLU of Illinois staff attorney Karen Sheley for an overview of the rules and regulations about protesting in Chicago. Learn about your rights under the First Amendment, and how to protest safely and legally in the City of Chicago.”
Wednesday, April 25th 6:30 pm Chicago Temple 77 West Washington Chicago, IL
This event is free and open to the public, but we request an RSVP.
Can’t make it to the forum? Join us for an online training on Thursday, April 26th at 1:00 p.m.
Here is a link to a wonderful photographer, and in this case, 260,000 automobile keys. This number also
happens to be the number of gallons of gasoline the us burns every minute.
Garth Lenz makes a very powerful plea via his images. Thank you Mr Lenz.