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Buddha Buzz: Chinese Policing Tibetan Areas Suffer from PTSD

France24 reporter Cyril Payen recently brought new interviews and images out of Tibet that reveal a dire human rights situation resembling “an Orwellian world of surveillance.” Nicholas Bequelin with Human Rights Watch contends that “the situation in Tibet is as bad as it’s ever been,” adding that “Chinese police forces are now running what could be called […]

By Alex Caring-Lobel

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Buddha Buzz: The Mindful Lifestyle Movement and “Insta-Karma”

Over at Maclean’s Anne Kingston surveys the world of corporate mindfulness and the Buddhist reaction. “What has gripped Western attention,” writes Kingston, “is mindfulness’s ability to improve performance—of Olympic athletes, parents, and even nations, as promised in U.S. Congressman Tim Ryan’s 2012 bestseller, Mindful Nation.” Mindfulness: the panacea to all our personal and societal ills. […]

By Alex Caring-Lobel
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