I believe the earth is a living being, because we are all part of that
life, because every human being embodies the Goddess, because I have a
fierce, passionate love for redwoods and ravens, because clear running
water is sacred, I'm an activist. And because the two hundred richest
people in the world own as much wealth as the poorest forty percent, because
every ecosystem, traditional culture, old growth forest and life support
system on the planet is under assault, and because the institutions perpetuating
this unjust system are global, I'm kept very busy! Here are some of the
current campaigns I'm involved, with some good resources and website links.
You'll also find my archived writings, information on trainings, and resources
for activist trainers/preparers. For more recent posts, including those
on the Occupy movement, please visit my blog at www.starhawksblog.org."
freedom is extended to business, the more prisons have to be built for
those who suffer from that business." Eduardo Galleano
Writings: there are scores of archived essays and communiques
from the front lines on Starhawk's
Activism Writings page.
for Trainers: there are dozens of pages of information for activist
trainers that are accessible from the Trainer
Reading in Activism: here is a list
of books by others for activists to read.
Cochabamba Declaration: A rallying
call to join the struggle to protect the planet and human rights
information on upcoming actions and trainings Starhawk is working
on, see the Schedule Page.
Starhawk and her colleagues believe in open political organizing.
It's inclusive to everyone who wants to take part, and coincidentally
it's also the best safeguard against government provocateurs and
The Pagan Cluster, also known as the Living River,
coordinates through the listserve LivRiv@yahoogroups.com. To subscribe,
Cluster website is a great resource as well.
listserve for discussion and organizing magical support for actions
at demonstrations is firstname.lastname@example.org. To subscribe email
News: Recommended media sources that
provide alternative voices, views, and often more accurate coverage
than the mainstream press.
of Power from New Society
danger we are in -- of enslavement, worldwide, by the insatiably
greedy -- is so complex only a witch could fully comprehend, analyze,
and write a spell to get us out of it. I am serious. Enter Starhawk
(thank goddess!) and Webs of Power: Notes from the Global Uprising.
This book tells us all we need to know about the chasm gaping
at our feet. Visionary ropes are thrown in the hope that we will
have sense and soul enough to swing ourselves across. A must and
-- Alice Walker, author of The Color Purple
Webs of Power: Notes from
the Global Uprising,
contains a number of her best political
essays, and new material. Read more
on the Webs
of Power Page.