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Pandemic Dharma Words

by Gyoshin Laurel Ross Driving toward my block, hoping for a parking space, I was annoyed when the pickup truck ahead of me suddenly slowed. Was he going to snag my spot?  No. He turned left into the alley and as I pressed down to accelerate I saw the problem.   A...

Blues and Zen

by Alan Senauke Alan Senauke is Vice Abbot of the Berkeley Zen Center I heard a radio piece recently about the demise of “Your Hit Parade,” a show that ran on radio and television from the mid-1930s to 1959. Each week “Your Hit Parade” served...

Keeping it Simple and Practical

by Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi To abstain from all evil (application of the stick) Rescind subsidies to fossil fuel corporations Impose a carbon tax to ensure costs of fossil fuel extraction and pollution are built into the market price of carbon Reject trade agreements that...