Is the global economy’s recession ending? Some leading economists, including the often skeptical nobel prize winner Paul Krugman, believe we might just be the start of a turnaround. So, are we also done with our greed detox? (from Salon.com)

At the Interdependence Project, we recently concluded our one month practice of reduced consumption! [pause for applause and cheering] It was a great month of activities, including pledging to reduce our use of disposable items, making and giving away reusable bags, street theater, petitioning, and ending with an amazing plastic bag protest featuring Reverend Billy,…

I was recently forwarded this piece about the fur trade in China, produced by PETA. It’s one of the most gruesome things I’ve seen in a long time. Apparently at some Chinese fur farms animals are skinned alive with the idea that a more perfect cut results. If you choose to watch it, be forewarned…

With all the buzz on Sotomayor and the U.S. Supreme Court, Gay couples – and anyone who knows a gay couple – must be reeling from today’s California Supreme Court  Prop 8 Decision. Here’s a good blog about today’s latest proposition 8 fiasco. Prop 8 is clearly unconstitutional, one of the simplest cases ever, and…

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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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