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Karen Armstrong, the TED Prize and the Charter for Compassion

This picture was taken from the 30th floor of the UN Millennium Hotel in New York City, where a couple Tricyclers were fortunate enough to get together with Karen Armstrong, a historian of religion and recent TED Prize winner, to talk about her latest project The Charter for Compassion. The conversation covered topics ranging from […]

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U.N. rapporteur Pinheiro warns Burma on referendum

U.N. special rapporteur Paulo Sergio Pinheiro calls Burma’s upcoming constitutional referendum a joke: Speaking in Brussels, Mr Pinheiro said that the referendum would not have any credibility if opponents were prevented from speaking out. “How can you have a referendum without any of the basic freedoms?” he was quoted by the Associated Press news agency […]

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