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Buddhism and Politics

Buddhists Aim To Bring Mindfulness To The Ballot Box

Religion News Service | Daniel Burke | Posted 11.06.2012 | Religion

(RNS) The mindfulness movement has seeped into Silicon Valley, Capitol Hill, and even the United States Military Academy at West Point. Next stop: the...

Wiped? Back to Work

Wendy Block | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Wendy Block

This past Sunday I ran for re-election as a Delegate to the California Democratic Party. I was on the Progressive Slate, from the 42nd Assembly District which covers parts of LA and the San Fernando Valley.

Third Eye on the News: Talking to Buddhists About the '08 Race and the "Rough Old Trade" of Politics

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

These election years are especially challenging: One candidate plays dirty, the other occasionally disappoints, and the media rig the game. It seemed like a good idea to ask some Buddhists for guidance.