Critical Dharma for Thinking Minds

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

The true cost of mass incarceration exceeds $1 trillion

Carimah Townes  Criminal justice reporter at ThinkProgress. Contact me: ctownes@thinkprogress.org Sep 12 In recent years, the bipartisan push for criminal justice reform has been fueled in large part by the astronomical … Continue reading

2016/10/11 · 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

Fossil Fuel Industry’s Heavy Impact on Latinx Communities

New Report Sheds Light on Fossil Fuel Industry’s Effect on Latinx Communities High asthma, low insurance rates and close proximity to oil and gas facilities make for a dangerous combination. … Continue reading

2016/09/30 · Leave a comment

Atmosphere of Domination: Thoughts on the Baton Rouge police protests and rain

“On climate change and domination: Some thoughts on the Baton Rouge police protests and rain” Editor: This article by Alycee Lane is a profound analysis that uncovers the connections between … Continue reading

2016/09/28 · Leave a comment

EPA ‘failing’ on environmental justice

EPA is ‘failing’ its environmental justice obligations, civil rights watchdog says Coal ash was front and center in the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights report. CREDIT: FLICKR/Alan Greig The Environmental Protection Agency is … Continue reading

2016/09/26 · Leave a comment

Sept. 9 National Prison Labour Strike

“We’re Freedom Fighters”: The Story of the Nationwide Prison Labor Strike Sunday, 18 September 2016 00:00 By James Kilgore, Truthout | Report (Image: IWW Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee) We need your help … Continue reading

2016/09/20 · Leave a comment

Immigrant Schools: Less Bullying, Better Grades

DOUG SAUNDERS The Globe and Mail Where to find school bullies? Not where you might expect A few years ago, I found myself in the vice-principal’s office at a Toronto … Continue reading

2016/09/18 · 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


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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