This is a succinct and thoughtful essay about the Spitzer debacle by Martha Nussbaum of the University of Chicago Law School. (University of Chicago Philosopher MARTHA NUSSBAUM on the Spitzer Resignation, from the Atlanta Journal Constitution…) Trading on America’s puritanical streak Prostitution laws mean-spirited, penalize women By MARTHA NUSSBAUM Eliot Spitzer, one of the nation’s…

During the IDP Day of Activism in February, Melanie Einzig and I partnered up to canvas local shopkeepers about their use of plastic bags and willingness to consider alternatives. As we walked around the neighborhood, she told me about a slide show she had made about plastic bags. . . . and here it is!…

The news in Tibet: BBC, Reuters. Tricycle has some coverage, too. I’m reading the new Philip Roth novel right now, Exit Ghost, and am back into Nathan Zuckerman mode: not wanting to know anything about the outside world at all, when there’s news like this. Sometimes the best presence is absence. Here’s something posted on…

Good morning everyone. I am sorry that I have been so AWOL from the blogosphere…. circumstances in my life have been cRaZy as of late. So this morning, I just want to pass along a link to an interview between Bill Moyers and Pema Chodron. You can watch it or just read the transcript, but…

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Davee Evans is a Shambhala practitioner just returned to San Francisco from Portland. He’s a software and usability engineer, mostly for startups in Silicon Valley. He graduated from MIT with a degree in mathematics, where he also tried out his first weekend meditation retreat. Lately he’s particularly interested in Buddhist philosophy and Buddhist terminology.

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