Dorotea Mendoza

Dorotea Mendoza

Dorotea Mendoza is a writer, activist, and Zen practitioner. She was born in the Philippines and grew up in New York City’s East Village. She now lives in Brooklyn with her partner Matthew and thirty-three house plants.

Recent Articles

I Thought I Knew How to Fix the World

We cling to our own worldviews, says Dorotea Mendoza. Imagine if we listened to each other instead.

Confessions of a Marxist Buddhist

For a long time, Dorotea Mendoza hid her Marxism from her fellow Buddhists and her Buddhism from her activist comrades. Finally, as the dialecticians say, she resolved the contradiction.