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Decarbonize Buddhism: Use Broadband Internet Instead of Flying

Proposal to Use Broadband Internet to Meet with Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche Instead of Air Travel Problem: Air travel is costly, financially and environmentally Current and prospective members of the sangha … Continue reading

2014/12/26 · Leave a comment

Amazon ‘Heart & Lungs’ of Planet Threatened by Climate Change

2014/12/16 · Leave a comment

Indigenous Women Speak Out on Impact of Climate Change

2014/12/16 · Leave a comment

Forty Percent of US Homeless Youth Are Gay

This is brutal and tragic and has to stop: Research done by San Francisco State University’s Family Acceptance Project, which studies and works to prevent health and mental­health risks facing … Continue reading

2014/12/15 · Leave a comment

Equal, Open, Inclusive Communities

“According to the Buddha, we are all fundamentally equal, regardless of social standing, wealth, ethnicity, race, gender, or whom we love. The only basis of judgment is our actions. Therefore, … Continue reading

2014/12/12 · Leave a comment

In Support of Fast Food Workers Strike

December 04, 2014 Why I Support Fast Food Workers  The fast food strikes are about more than fair pay—they’re about recognizing the innate dignity of oneself and others. Sharon Salzberg  … Continue reading

2014/12/10 · Leave a comment

Compassion Can Change the World

Members of the Compassionate Karachi Team are working to gather 1,000,000 signatures for compassion. Living a truly ethical life in which we look to putting the needs of others first, … Continue reading

2014/12/08 · Leave a comment

10 Principles of Our Radical Rebirth as Buddhist Activists

Posted by: Katie Loncke Posted date:  October 29, 2013 In:  Articles | comment : 14 BPF’s recent “radical rebirth” is more than just a slogan. It’s an exciting and daunting project for us, and for the great people … Continue reading

2014/12/07 · 2 Comments

Towards a Buddhist Sociology: The Power of Collective Projections

After reading much Buddhist text, I realize that what Buddhism teaches is to deconstruct the power of projection. “Our worlds” are a projection of our minds; tantric connection with a … Continue reading

2014/12/06 · 1 Comment

Sitting on #ShutItDown and Solidarity with Ferguson

Sitting on #ShutItDown and Solidarity with Ferguson by Cristina Moon I’m sitting in my home in Oakland, California, meditating as police helicopters fly overhead. I am not at the protests demanding justice … Continue reading

2014/11/27 · Leave a comment

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