Critical Dharma for Thinking Minds

Now It’s All of Us

What has just begun at the Inauguration of Donald Trump is the class war to end all class wars. Lately I’ve been thinking that this election is indeed a class war, … Continue reading

2017/01/20 · 5 Comments

BodhGaia: Dharmaecology and the Eco-Evolutionary Story

http://engagedbuddhism.net/bodhgaia-dharmaecology/ BodhGaia is the story of awakening to the dharma of evolution, ecology and cosmic spirituality. “Dharma” is not just the teachings of the Buddha and the writings of the … Continue reading

2017/01/15 · Leave a comment

If communism is dead, can spirituality revive it?

[Editor: the following thesis, “communism as spirituality”, is a total revision of the way communism has been theorized and practiced historically, which has been overtly hostile toward any kind of spirituality or religion. … Continue reading

2016/11/21 · 1 Comment

Your Standing Rock, Your Pipeline

How to stop a pipeline: notify ‘abutters’ that a fracked gas pipeline is about to go through their backyard. Not as dramatic or exciting as camping out at the Sacred Stone Camp in … Continue reading

2016/11/07 · Leave a comment

Open Interfaith Letter on Standing Rock

https://www.z2systems.com/np/clients/greenfaith/donation.jsp?campaign=58 Click Here to Sign   To:  LORETTA LYNCH, ATTORNEY GENERAL, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE JACK DALRYMPLE, GOVERNOR OF NORTH DAKOTA KELCY WARREN, CEO AND BOARD CHAIR, ENERGY TRANSFER … Continue reading

2016/11/03 · Leave a comment

Nuestro Futuro: Latinos a Growing Force for Climate Action

October 13, 2016 Adrianna Quintero A new NRDC report finds that climate change disproportionately impacts Latinos in the United States—and they overwhelmingly want leaders to take swift action. Wundervisuals/iStock It’s difficult … Continue reading

2016/10/14 · Leave a comment

USDA: Small Farms Key to Better Health

The Many Ways Farmer’s Markets and Small Family Farms Are Essential to Our Future Most effective, bio diverse, more workers, nimble, adaptable — all in contrast to giant factory farms. … Continue reading

2016/10/13 · Leave a comment

Millbrook First Nation Water Symposium

‘Mother Earth has been crying out and nobody has been listening’ By Elizabeth McMillan, CBC News Posted: Oct 11, 2016 11:00 AM AT Rosalie Labillois, 19, is taking part in the Mi’kmaki Water … Continue reading

2016/10/11 · Leave a comment

DN: Activists Shut Down Five Pipelines Carrying Tar Sands Oil Into U.S.

Breaking: Activists Reportedly Shut Down Five Pipelines Carrying Tar Sands Oil Into U.S. Originally posted at democracynow.org This is viewer supported news Climate activists are claiming they have shut down all … Continue reading

2016/10/11 · Leave a comment

Towards Decolonization and Settler Responsibility

Reflections on a Decade of Indigenous Solidarity Organizing  By Liza Minno Bloom & Berkley Carnine, CounterPunch Editor: this article is an excellent primer on how to dismantle the ‘white settler mindset’ in order … Continue reading

2016/10/05 · 2 Comments


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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