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Rojava: the Revolution Now

In the Heart of Syria’s Darkness, a Democratic, Egalitarian and Feminist Society Emerges. [Editor: As the capitalist system collapses, this is the kind of society we need to create in … Continue reading

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Get Engaged! Submit Your Beautiful Noise

ENGAGE! IS THE DHARMA OF CRITICAL ENGAGEMENT, social, scientific and spiritual. Our mission is to bring about awakening through the exploration of our deep interconnectedness, our interbeing with the phenomenal world. … Continue reading

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Tokyo: Tribute June 16th 2019 HK

A large crowd gathers in Tokyo to mark the 2nd anniversary of the June 12 protest in Hong Kong #MilkTeaAlliance #June12thProtest

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Climate Bomb 1

Climate Bomb 1. This is one of my first attempts to do a mid-century modern drawing/painting. I didn’t have paint, so I used kids crayons, colored pencils and ink pen. … Continue reading

2021/06/13 · Leave a comment

HK: Art and Protest

When he heard that people in Hong Kong were forming a human chain to call for democracy on Aug. 23, a local designer who goes by the name Phesti borrowed … Continue reading

2021/06/12 · Leave a comment

Drawing Like Kandinsky

Week 2 of my Zen drawing class. The teacher’s instructions were to use drawings to ‘gather information’ from the object. And then make a drawing based on the information gathered, … Continue reading

2021/06/10 · Leave a comment

Myanmar’s Fight for Democracy

The following report from the TRT, a Turkish Public broadcasting program, “Overlooked: Ep 4: Myanmar’s struggle for democracy.” provides excellent background into the recent history of Myanmar and its struggle … Continue reading

2021/06/08 · Leave a comment

Burma: Art and Protest

LIFE & ARTS Nikkei Asia Young, creative and angry: Myanmar’s youth pushes back Artists and writers take on military through social media, art and street protests Examples of protest art made … Continue reading

2021/06/08 · Leave a comment

#6/21 This is Not a Fork

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Buddhist Futures: #MilkTeaAlliance

#MilkTeaAlliance is my new Sangha. Many, if not the majority, of the MTA of Southeast Asia are not practicing Buddhists, but that doesn’t matter. What they love, live and die … Continue reading

2021/06/07 · 2 Comments

#MilkTeaAlliance on June 4

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Burma’s Democratic Moment

Editor: this is a brief but excellent article on the various political movements that have rocked Burma in recent history: Saffron Revolution, 969, genocide of Rohingya, how they relate, and … Continue reading

2021/06/05 · 1 Comment

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I do Tai Chi with Paul Read, the Teapot Monk, @ 21st Century Tai Chi Academy https://www.21stcenturytaichi.com/academy/89szm