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Buddhist Futures: Karmalink

Oh F*ck! …this is it… A new film has been released, June 2022, directed by Jake Wachtel, written by Jake Wachtel and Christopher Larsen. It’s a Buddhist science fiction film … Continue reading

2022/09/28 · 1 Comment

Global Protests Erupt Over Death of Mahsa Amini

The Current (a series of reports from The Current on CBC Radio, over the last seven days.) Amid violent protests in Iran, women throwing off headscarves have nothing to lose, … Continue reading

2022/09/27 · Leave a comment

MTA IRAN: The Revolution Now

I am reposting tweets from the Milk Tea Alliance Iran account concerning the current uprising in Iran against authoritarianism and gender oppression. On Sept. 16, 2022, Mahsa Amini, a Kurdish … Continue reading

2022/09/27 · Leave a comment

F. D. Sig: The Black Manosphere

Black Gender theorist F. D. Signifier finally delivers his major thesis on the Manosphere, “Understanding the Black Manosphere.” This video is a long one, over two and a half hours, … Continue reading

2022/09/12 · Leave a comment

Artist Spotlight: Ocean Vuong

In this interview, the poet Ocean Vuong discusses his career and experience as a teacher and as a writer. He talks about anger, and how care evolves out of anger. … Continue reading

2022/09/11 · Leave a comment

Sri Lanka: The Cost of War

Some portion of Sri Lanka’s current troubles–its bankrupt government and collapsed economy–can be attributed to the social and economic cost of 30 years of civil war. While some have asserted … Continue reading

2022/08/16 · Leave a comment

Sri Lanka: the Protest Continues

Sri Lanka’s new interim president is longtime politician maligned by protesters Protesters demand new voices, but International Monetary Fund wants stability as it mulls bailout The Associated Press ¬∑ Posted: Jul 20, … Continue reading

2022/08/10 · Leave a comment

Sri Lanka: the Crisis Continues

The next two posts are articles from the Canadian Broadcasting Company on the continuing economic and political crisis in Sri Lanka. The first is the continuing dire situation for the … Continue reading

2022/08/10 · Leave a comment

Burma Update: Junta Losing Power to Resistance

This month marks 18 months since the Myanmar military coup.¬†However, the military is failing to maintain its power. More and more territory is slipping out of the military’s control. Meanwhile … Continue reading

2022/08/07 · Leave a comment

Sri Lanka: Voices of the People 2

As I began to investigate the situation in Sri Lanka, I wasn’t sure that there was the same kind of profound social revolution that is happening in Myanmar. The Burmese … Continue reading

2022/07/22 · Leave a 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