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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 · Leave a comment

The promise of a digitally-enabled circular economy

http://circulatenews.org/2016/09/the-promise-of-digitally-enabled-circular-economy/ by Joe Iles Editor in Chief of Circulate and Digital Architect at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. September 8, 2016 Where is innovation heading in the 21st Century? For every new … Continue reading

2016/09/23 · Leave a comment

Beyond Development: The Commons as a New/Old Paradigm of Human Flourishing

by Michel Bauwens originally posted at https://blog.p2pfoundation.net/beyond-development-the-commons-as-a-newold-paradigm-of-human-flourishing/2016/07/06 On June 21, I gave a presentation to a number of staffers and others at the Agence Française de Développement in Paris outlining my vision … Continue reading

2016/07/11 · Leave a comment

Hartz: Some Notes On Buddhist & Marxist Dialectics

Today I am very glad to introduce Jim Hartz as a regular contributor to Engage! Jim is an author, teacher and lifelong student of Chögyam Trungpa. Jim teaches ‘Buddhism without … Continue reading

2015/01/09 · Leave a comment

The 14-Year-Old Voice of the Climate Change Generation

December 5, 2014 by Jordan McCurdy This post first appeared at In These Times. ‘This problem is happening so humanity can come together, rebuild, reconnect, recreate and rebirth a new world.’ … Continue reading

2015/01/05 · Leave a comment

Rebecca Solnit: The Age of Capitalism is over 

SATURDAY, DEC 27, 2014 01:00 PM AST Rebecca Solnit assesses our poisonous fossil fuel dependency — and why we’re on the verge of a paradigm shift REBECCA SOLNIT, TOMDISPATCH.COM (Credit: … Continue reading

2014/12/30 · Leave a comment

Mindfulness Girl: You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby!

This is the inside cover ad from Tricycle, Winter 2014. It is the apotheosis of western Buddhist materialism, classism, and capitalism. The ad script at the bottom reads: “BuDhaGirl is a … Continue reading

2014/12/29 · Leave a comment

Catholic Bishops From Every Continent Call For ‘An End To The Fossil Fuel Era

BY JEFF SPROSS POSTED ON DECEMBER 11, 2014 AT 4:45 PM UPDATED: DECEMBER 12, 2014 AT 9:05 AM “Catholic Bishops From Every Continent Call For ‘An End To The Fossil Fuel Era’” Pope … Continue reading

2014/12/29 · Leave a comment

Dalit Buddhist Revolution: Dr. B. R. Ambedkar, We Salute You

I spent the weekend learning about B.R. Ambedkar. What a brilliant man and powerful advocate for social justice for the Untouchables of India, for women, for labour, and the “depressed … Continue reading

2014/12/28 · 4 Comments

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