Featured Articles: January 2011 Activism and Politics

by Brian
January 25, 2011
This week on the ID Project Podcast, IDP Prison Project Coordinator Michael Carey Interviews Acharya Fleet Maull.  They discuss the current state of the prison system in the United States, Fleet's experience as a dharma practitioner while...
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January 17, 2011
  Saturday would have been Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s 82nd birthday. I know some of us like to contemplate alternative histories, such as what might've happened if we'd majored in something different in college, or if Gore had...
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by ellen s
January 14, 2011
Today's New York Times has a provoking article by David Brooks. He's trying to provoke civility and modesty -- two words I almost never see in Buddhist writing. Nor do I see often see sentences like these: "Civility is a tree...
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January 11, 2011
I was waiting around for a friend one day and decided to spend the waiting time checking out The Last Newspaper at the New Museum. The show was so-so, and it's over now so you can't see it if you wanted to but you probably didn't b/c...
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January 10, 2011
"Hatred is never solved by hatred, but by love alone. This is an eternal law." -The Historical Buddha The Dhammapada "We never ever, ever intended it to be gun sights. It was simply cross-hairs like you'd see on maps,...
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January 5, 2011
"Seventy-two labors brought us this food, we should know how it comes to us..."  - From the Soto Zen Meal Gatha
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January 5, 2011
- revolutions (like office politics, relationship fights, and traffic jams) always seem more eternal and momentous when you're right in the middle of them.  Movements that you think are absolutely, unquestionably changing the entire world...
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