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    Congressional Buddhists Paid Member

    More Buddhist news this political season: Barbara O'Brien at About.com notes two Buddhists were re-elected to Congress! And The Buddhist Channel has unsurprising news that repression continues in Tibet and access for foreign journalists is blocked. Tensions heat up between Burma and Bangladesh over natural gas exploration in the Bay of Bengal. Burma has ominously positioned four warships off its coast. Danny Fisher noted the early signs of this a few days back. More »
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    Politics not as usual Paid Member

    The prez-elect gets some good advice in an open letter to Barack Obama from Alice Walker: A good model of how to "work with the enemy" internally is presented by the Dalai Lama, in his endless caretaking of his soul as he confronts the Chinese government that invaded Tibet. Tyentte Deveaux on Shambhala Sun Space writes that Obama's election is a good sign for Tibetans too (despite the Dalai Lama's apparent disappointment with Beijing). And Konchog a More »