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Starhawk sent a note to the rest of the production crew, excited to share this story from one of her Earth Activist Training grads from England. In Brittany, there is a stranger-than-fiction, real life stand being taken by activists who for three years have occupied a wild and abundant 4000-acre landscape. Their purpose? To oppose […]

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In the world of The Fifth Sacred Thing, the residents of San Francisco agree to resist the Steward Army with non-violent tactics.  Even among those who do agree to engage in active resistance there is a consensus that the machinery of warfare and domination may be sabotaged or destroyed, but not at the expense of […]

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Permaculture is a system of ecological design aimed at meeting our human needs while regenerating and healing the environment around us.  The word ‘permaculture’ was coined by Australians Bill Mollison and David Holmgren in the 1970’s, from ‘permanent agriculture’.  But it’s not just gardening or ranching — permaculture principles also work for economics, urban […]

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This summer has been a whirlwind of teaching permaculture and working on making a movie from my novel, The Fifth Sacred Thing.  But a few days ago I took a break to attend a performance of Guys and Dolls put on by SF Arts Education, in which my fifteen-year old Goddess-child Kore […]

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The Earth is a living, conscious being. In company with cultures of many different times and places, we name these things as sacred: air, fire, water, and earth.

Whether we see them as the breath, energy, blood, and the body of the Mother, or as blessed gifts of a creator, or as symbols of the […]

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