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On Retreat

In 1995 Judith Skinner started a traditional three-year Tibetan Buddhist retreat in her rent-controlled San Francisco apartment. 24 years later, she's still on retreat. Judith reflects on her two decades spent largely in solitude.

By Jessica Bernstein-Wax

The Torch in San Francisco; Tutu

Archbishop Desmond Tutu addressed protesters in San Francisco: “We’re not at a moment where we are calling for a boycott of the games because the athletes have spent a lot of time preparing, and you don’t…

By Tricycle

Torch arrives in North America

If you’re going to San Francisco… The IOC might end the torch’s action-packed international tour because of all the protesters. The torch’s global journey was supposed to highlight China’s growing economic and political power. But activists…

By Tricycle

The Torch and the Golden Gate

The protests move to San Francisco, the only American city the torch will visit. A least six protesters arrested so far. They were worried about this — the city being a famous hotbed of protest and…

By Tricycle

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