Derrick Jensen on Pacifism and Violence

This zine encompasses six chapters from the second volume of Jensen's book Endgame. These chapters deal with dogmatic pacifism, direct action, and violence as a sometimes appropriate and effective tactic in radical struggles.

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I detailed my reasons for

I detailed my reasons for changing the language in the introduction. As I said there, I am of native ancestry and it's simply my preference. Just because the term has been reclaimed by some doesn't mean it's been reclaimed by all. Some women try to reclaim the word "cunt," while others find it offensive and undesirable. Who's perspective is the correct one? They both are; it's just a matter of preference.