Tynette Deveaux talks to Buddhist Extinction Rebellion (XR) activist Mark Ovland about his decision to join the XR movement.
How do bodhisattvas respond to the greatest crisis of our time? Appropriately, says Buddhist teacher and activist David Loy.
Diversity is more than just representation. It’s about really meeting the needs of different communities. Pamela Ayo Yetunde suggests how Buddhism can address the mass incarceration of young black men and its terrible costs.
The Democratic primary contender is the leading proponent of mindfulness in American politics. He talked to Lion’s Roar editor-in-chief Melvin McLeod about how to address the trauma the heart of America.
To truly wake up, writes Kimberlyn David, we must expand our understanding of freedom like the Buddha did.
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.
Not so long ago their own families were held in camps like these. That’s why Japanese American Buddhists like Satsuki Ina will keep coming back until the tragedy on America’s southern border ends.
Matthew Gindin reviews “If You Meet the Buddha On the Road: Buddhism, Politics and Violence” by Michael Jerryson.
One-fifth of survey respondents incorrectly said that Buddhists believe in an “immortal soul,” and most said they don’t personally know a Buddhist.