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    I am the Tar Sands

    Can we face the truth of the way human beings are altering the Earth without making enemies? Nomi Green invites us to viscerally experience the perspectives of the many beings connected to the tar sands in northern Alberta, Canada.

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    Calling All Eco-Sattvas: Buddhism and Climate Change

    Vipassana Dharma Teacher James Baraz, co-founder of Spirit Rock Meditation Center in California and one of the guiding teachers here at One Earth Sangha, invites us to engage in climate action as “joyful responsibility.”

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    Towards a Social Dharma – Caring for Our Common Home, Our True Body

    Soto Zen priest Hozan Alan Senauke is calling for the development of a “Social Dharma” that would galvanize a global community response committed to maximizing justice and safety for all beings in the context of ecological crisis.

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    Time to Stand Up: New Sangha Events Directory

    If there was a moment to get involved, this is it. Taking a queue from Vipassana teacher and activist Thanissara’s new book, we are announcing a new capability to join or add events that develop and demonstrate our interdependence with all of life!

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    Tipping Points – A View on Global Climate Policy

    All around us, all the time, change happens. But some moments feel bigger than others. 2015 is shaping up to be filled with those kinds of moments. One Earth Sangha’s Lou Leonard offers an update on the big changes underway, as well as how the Dharma helps him stay balanced through it all.

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    Equanimity and Denial

    One of the most useful contributions Buddhism can offer social action is the quality of equanimity. Yet indifference can masquerade as equanimity, providing a kind of “spiritual bypass” that whisks us away from the difficult encounter. How can we know true equanimity wherein we retain our connection to ourselves and the world?

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    “Praised Be!” – Affirming Pope Francis’ Message to the World

    People of faith around the world are joining with Pope Francis in his message to all people of the world: the time to act swiftly and decisively on climate change is now.

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