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Re: [alpha] INSIGHT-US-Occupy Austin and Deep Green Resistance-NO CODE

Released on 2012-03-02 01:00 GMT

Email-ID 1984023
Date 2011-11-17 14:51:22
Read these pieces to understand the dynamic of the radical
environmentalists becoming more isolated and therefore progressively more
prone to violence as they pull away from the moderating influence of their
less violent colleagues.
The second piece talks about funding, but remember that these jabronis do
not need much funding to blow things up or burn them down or k ill people.
From: Fred Burton
Reply-To: Alpha List
Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2011 07:36:00 -0600
Subject: Re: [alpha] INSIGHT-US-Occupy Austin and Deep Green Resistance-NO
Are they capable of killing or violence (question from the Rangers?)

On 11/17/2011 7:01 AM, scott stewart wrote:

It might sound strange, but some of the most radical deep ecology people
actually believe that there are too many people on the earth and that
radical steps must be taken to reduce the population and save the earth.
This strain of deep ecology is a clear reflection of the way the
movement was heavily influenced by people like Martin Heidegger who were
also committed to Nazism. Yes, Nazis were radical environmentalists.....
From: Marc Lanthemann
Organization: STRATFOR
Reply-To: Alpha List
Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2011 23:08:31 -0600
To: Alpha List
Subject: Re: [alpha] INSIGHT-US-Occupy Austin and Deep Green
Resistance-NO CODE
Jesus I spent a couple of hours researching these guys - weird is an
understatement. Apparently they met yesterday a couple of blocks away
from my house to consolidate their leadership, go through basic
indoctrination and plan more events. As far as I can tell, the Austin
chapter is not nearly as radical as the central Lierre Keith DGR whose
website is a treasure trove of incitment to passive resistance, blowing
up energy infra, basic counter intel and legal guidance.

Their ideology seems to be a mix of hardcore environmentalism,
anarchism, radical feminism and the general notion that we need to go
back living sustainably like the american indians by blowing up every
pipeline and cell tower on the planet. Unlike the central DGR, Austin
DGR doesn't seem to have defined targets and goals (their meeting
yesterday was a brainstorming session on what radical environmentalism
means in Austin).

just a few nice quotes from their central website:

The task of an activist is not to navigate systems of oppressive power
with as much personal integrity as possible; it is to dismantle those

What would we do if Nazis had invaded, and they were vacuuming the
oceans, scalping native forests, damming every river, changing the
climate, and putting carcinogens into every mother's breast milk, and
into the flesh of your children, your lover, your mother, into your own
flesh? How much worse would the damage have to get? Would you resist? If
there existed a resistance movement, would you join it?

On 11/16/11 7:42 PM, Victoria Allen wrote:

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From: Korena Zucha
Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2011 18:38:01 -0600
To: Alpha List
ReplyTo: Alpha List
Cc: Anya Alfano
Subject: [alpha] INSIGHT-US-Occupy Austin and Deep Green Resistance-NO
New source so don't yet have code or rankings. Source is a Texas DPS

There is a group you may be familiar with called Deep Green
Resistance. They are led by (among a number of people) a eco-radical
named Lierre Keith. She co-wrote the book, Deep Green Resistance:
Strategy to Save the Planet. Very enlightening if you haven't read it.
The movement advocates the collapse of industrial civilization to
reach their eco goals. In the book, they advocate the use of guerrilla
tactics to defeat current institutions when it comes to the
environment. Whether anyone in the Fed or elsewhere classifies this
group as eco-terror or not, I don't know, but they are nothing but and
should be watched.

The local Austin chapter was part of the Occupy Austin crowd at city
hall, however, things were not "radical" enough for them since they do
not believe in working within the system. When I was working U/C on
Nov. 5th, some of my contacts told me that at the General Assembly on
Nov. 4th, there was some conflict between regular Occupy people and
Deep Green. Deep Green picked up all their stuff and left during the
night. As best as anyone knows, they left and went to a state park off
71. The only place I know is McKinney Falls out in that area. They
have started a group called the "Phoenix Commune" and intend to make
their base out there, living off the land, so to speak. My source says
they told him that as long as they move 10' everyday, the park
officials can't make them leave. These Deep Green people worry me.
When my Occupy people refer to them as "stupid, crazy motherfuckers",
that bothers me, because these Occupy people will tolerate just about

I passed the info on to locals and since the park is way outside the
complex, I haven't done any follow up other than to keep an eye and
ear open for anything they may plan for the complex.

Early on in the Occupy movement, they got the group to support some
document called, "Indigenous Struggle Solidarity Statement" calling
Austin an occupied territory. It includes a picture of armed native

So, to make a long story short, I think the eco-terror group is
focused on creating a situation where violent confrontation will be
the ultimate outcome.

Marc Lanthemann
Watch Officer
+1 609-865-5782