Tynette Deveaux talks to Buddhist Extinction Rebellion (XR) activist Mark Ovland about his decision to join the XR movement.
Lama Willa Miller offers five meditations to help accept the truth of climate change, laying the ground for a skillful response.
You may fail to change the system, says Courtney E. Martin, but it’s a good failure if you’ve made life a little kinder or more beautiful.
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.
Greg Snyder on how to reclaim the grace and humanity that our access to guns has led us to squander.
As long as we don’t burn out and give up, we really can change the world. Mushim Patricia Ikeda on self-care for activists.
On Saturday, dozens of Buddhist priests and teachers joined a protest against the detention of migrant children at Fort Sill, Oklahoma.
The site at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, was used as a concentration camp for Japanese Americans during WWII.
This week in our Weekend Reader newsletter, Sandra Hannebohm looks at how to take action when things feel hopeless.
Each Friday, we share three topical longreads in our Weekend Reader newsletter. This week, Buddhadharma editor Tynette Deveaux explores what it means to be human.