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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

Local Hero Clive McFarlane, Worcester MA

“Worcester MA is the largest refugee resettlement destination in the Northeast” Clive McFarlane: Social activism still needed, still works By Clive McFarlane Telegram & Gazette Staff Earlier this month I wrote … Continue reading

2016/12/13 · 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

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

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

BLM: A Movement of Movements

 This interview with Alicia Garza on the evolution of the Black Lives Matter movement shows that it is not a single movement, but a diverse coalition of more than 50 … Continue reading

2016/10/07 · 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

The growing indigenous spiritual movement that could save the planet

North Dakota is just the beginning. Jack Jenkins Senior Religion Reporter at ThinkProgress. Demonstrators in Canon Ball protest the Dakota Access Pipeline. CREDIT: Flickr/Joe Brusky When Pua Case landed in North Dakota to … Continue reading

2016/10/03 · Leave a comment

The Water Crisis: When the Well Runs Dry

Editor: I’m posting this article because I came close to personally experiencing the drought  and scarcity of water while living in Nova Scotia. Yarmouth and the southern-most county in the Province went … Continue reading

2016/09/30 · Leave a comment

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