The global industrial working class: interview with Immanuel Ness Originally posted at Triple Crisis. [Editor: this article is an excellent summary of the social conditions of industrial workers who are primarily in developing nations.] Interesting interview with Immanuel Ness, author of Southern Insurgency: The Coming of the Global Working Class, about the present and future of the… Read More Workers of the Third World-Unite
Guess what? Nadya Tolokno, leader of the Russian feminist punk band, Pussy Riot, has a strong connection to Buddhism. The ‘Revolution’ issue of Bust magazine (Feb/March 2017) features an interview with Nadya in which she relates how she met her husband Pyotr: It was at Moscow State University in 2007 that Tolokno first became involved… Read More Pussy Riot and…Buddhism?
Duty of Care In this amazing world we are surrounded by magic, nature is beautiful but the way we treat it is tragic. Humanity should wake up and reality checked, if we carry on like this Mother Earth will be wrecked. We are part of the whole not put on our own, we are… Read More Echoes from the Void: Poems
By Daniel Christian Wahl, originally published at Medium, March 15, 2017 Sustainability alone is not an adequate goal. The word sustainability itself is inadequate, as it does not tell us what we are actually trying to sustain. In 2005, after spending two years working on my doctoral thesis on design for sustainability, I began to… Read More Sustainability is not enough; we need regenerative cultures
HumanAdminMarch 15, 2017 March 24, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm America/New York Timezone Shambhala Meditation Center of New York 118 W 22nd St 6th Floor, New York New York 10011 Do you want to learn more about what you can do to end racism? Do you want to learn how to engage meditation in… Read More Dismantling Racism with Meditation: White Ally Training
[Editor: Another in the series on understanding the economy, from our friends at P2P Foundation.] The silver lining of anti-globalism might be the creation of a true digital economy March 7, 2017 Douglas Rushkoff 9 min read originally published in P2P Foundation The folks at Davos this week are trying to behave as if everything is normal. Sure,… Read More Corporations vs. Distributive Commons
Recently there’s been some discussion in activist Buddhist circles about how to deal with anger amid the chaos and brutality of the Insane Clown White House. BPF is offering a a six-week web course on anger called U Mad? Mad Wisdom for Rageful Times. For a quickie, I offer my favourite pop guru, Russell Brand. Check out Russ’ new… Read More How to Deal with Your F#%*n Anger