In a seemingly divided America, political “centrism” is gaining popularity. But, from a Buddhist perspective, Buddhist teacher Ethan Nichtern argues, centrism is actually a kind of extreme.
After the Muslim ban was instituted, Buddhist scholar and priest Jeff Wilson vowed to renounce his attendance at conferences in the USA. As a society, he says, it is imperative that we stop hiding behind borders.
In June, Tenzin Dorjee was unanimously elected as chair of the commission.
David Ige — one of America’s most prominent Buddhist politicians — on immigration, climate change, and compassion in governance.
Six Buddhist teachers interpret the outcomes of Tuesday’s election through the lens of Buddhist wisdom.
The letter urges Buddhists across America to “express your commitment and respect for the innate dignity and worth of all” by voting in the midterm elections on November 6.
Lodi Gyari was the Dalai Lama’s chief diplomat in the United States and, later, China.
Karen Maezen Miller on the human courage reflected in Christine Blasey Ford.
Approximately 2,000 children remain separated from their parents at the US-Mexico border
Lion’s Roar deputy editor speaks with Zen teacher Tenku Ruff about a collective statement that she helped author — signed by 200 Buddhist teachers — calling for an end to the US government’s practice of separating migrant children from their parents.