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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 · 2 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

Sellassie: The Unconscious Whiteness of Being

The Work of Diversity: A Deeper Engagement If you haven’t already, join our mailing list to receive monthly articles in your inbox. Learn more about Sebene’s upcoming course at BCBS this May … Continue reading

2016/12/14 · Leave a comment

Jnanamitra: Gender as Embodied Experience

I finally got to watch this talk by Jnanamitra, given at the first Triratna Gender Diverse Buddhists retreat at Adhisthana in the UK. What a fantastic story! One of the … Continue reading

2016/12/07 · Leave a comment

Post-Election: The Buddhist Refuge Movement Starts Now

Let’s not give up on our love for each other. Don’t let rage, hate and fear turn you into the mirror image of Trump. Violent revolt plays right into Trump’s fascist … Continue reading

2016/11/11 · Leave a comment

BLM and Native American Latino Muslim LGBT and Gender Liberation

Trump’s election means more police brutality towards black people Patrisse Cullors originally published https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/nov/11/trump-election-black-lives-matter-police-brutality  ‘Under Donald Trump, black lives will become even more vulnerable to state violence.’ Black Lives Matter … Continue reading

2016/11/11 · Leave a comment

An open letter to Our Nation from 100 women of color leaders

Sign to show your support for this movement: https://www.our100.org This morning, we come together to declare our resolve. Many of us are holding our babies, families, and loved ones close. We … Continue reading

2016/11/09 · Leave a comment

Rising Up to End Sexual Abuse in Buddhist Communities Part 1

A Five-Part Series on Sexual Exploitation in Buddhist Communities. Part 1: BPF Rising Up to End Sexual Abuse in Buddhist Communities Link to original article in BPF Turning Wheel Media: http://www.buddhistpeacefellowship.org/rising-up-to-end-sexual-abuse-in-buddhist-communities/ Video Transcript … Continue reading

2015/04/19 · 2 Comments

Payam Akhavan: B’Hai Human Rights Jurist on Empathy, Interdependence

Last night I listened to the CBC broadcast of Payam Akhavan’s speech on his work as a war crimes investigator for the UN, and as a jurist at the Int’l … Continue reading

2015/01/07 · Leave a comment

Teachers, Not Gurus

I learn from teachers. I refuse to follow gurus. Modern history is replete with accounts of gurus and spiritual communities that are rife with sexual abuse; drug and alcohol abuse; … Continue reading

2015/01/03 · 2 Comments

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