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    More from Jim Carrey Paid Member

    We were reminded that Jim Carrey has YouTubed more on Burma (video here) so we've posted the link here. Sorry for the oversight. Also see the U.S. Campaign for Burma site. Great to see Carrey and other celebs speaking out for a truly great cause, a cause we can all serve by not staying silent in the face of oppression and repression. UPDATE: Up-to-the-minute account of happenings in Rangoon. More »
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    Saffron Revolution Paid Member

    More on the so-called saffron revolution (even though Burmese monks' robes look more like red.) Violence continues in the streets; the UK Telegraph reports on how Buddhism permeates Burmese life (and thus the people empower the monks); an editorial in the Bangkok Post wonders what Buddhists outside Burma can do. More »
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    The Crackdown Begins Paid Member

    The government has begun fighting back. Two monks and a civilian reported killed. Clubs, tear gas, shots into the crowd, and hundreds of arrests. Update: More, worse. More »
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    Protest! Paid Member

    More protests in Burma. Photo from Reuters, story from the paper of record. More »
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    Burma Heats Up Paid Member

    Things are really happening in Burma. More »
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    "Dharma Family Values" by Clark Strand, and Progressive Buddhism Paid Member

    It seems like Clark Strand's piece "Dharma Family Values" in the latest Tricycle has struck a chord. It was written about (and Strand was interviewed) in Religionwriter.com and this was noticed in On Faith, an online conversation on -- you guessed it -- faith put out by Newsweek and the Washington Post. Strand's piece was also noticed by a blogger from the Courier-Journal out of Louisville, and the blog Thoughts Chase Thoughts. More »