It can be difficult, depending on where you are, to find like
minded people, but they are out there, so persevere. Below are a few
things you can do using the internet. (warning, though: remember your
original aim, to find people in the real world you can get together with.
This is a very seductive ghetto! The pixel dance is for watching only, you
can't join in. But you can use it to find others if you don't let it suck
Places to go is a work in progress,
intended to give an idea of what things are going on around the world that
are long-term enough to be worth a long journey.
Revolutionary Graffiti Front
- Find a local chapter or start one yourself. "Together, we can shock
those who've become oblivious, out of their oblivion. We must awaken the
minds of those who've become manipulated and deceived by the dirty games
of pop culture and corporate mainstream propaganda."
- efextreme Earth First!
Extremist, where rednecks, loggers and wise abuse dupes take on hippie
tree huggers, vegetarians and pet lovers.
- Direct Action
Scotland A discussion and information list focusing on direct
action and protest in Scotland.
Network is world-wide, for people interested in autonomous spaces
in our towns, for distribution of information and as a non-commercial
meeting place, usually but not always squatted. There is a list of lots
of infoshops there, which can be a good way to find other people and
ideas. There is a discussion / news list too.
- Direct Action Media Network:
news-wire reports of direct actions that have occurred, and follow-up
reports to those actions. The email@example.com list is the one to which
DAMN posts all the reports we gather, from the independent,
"alternative", or even mainstream media. If you would like to receive
only articles by independent publications you should subscribe to
First! Alert - A moderated list for activists to either post
alerts and announcements to folks who are eager to support Earth First!
projects in a variety of regions, or to stay informed of various
priorities which develop among a variety of Earth First! and sympatico
groups around the globe.
Forest Defender - Pacific North West tree camps etc, latest
Discussion of activist "violence" and "nonviolence" at the current large
mobilizations (J18, S26, J20, etc). All perspectives are welcome.
- diversity of
tactics group For people who wish to discuss the effectiveness of
diverse tactics of resistance against power abuse; who see the split
between dogmatic, non-violent groups and the more radical tactics as