let’s not forget Burma

The troubles in Burma still continue. It was not just a blip on the radar screen. This is a video of an interview with Thich Nhat Hanh speaking about Burma and engaged Buddhism. In the meantime, we can all send our dirty underwear to Burmese embassies. “Activists exasperated at the failure of diplomacy to apply…

blogging for Burma

FREE BURMA! Dashing Hopes in Myanmar . . .There was talk at the UN that Mr Gambari might return to Myanmar in November. Perhaps international pressure could make the regime open dialogue with the pro-democracy movement, leading ultimately to a peaceful settlement. But this looks less and less likely. The regime continued making large-scale arrests…

for what it’s worth

Why do I always think about this song anytime shit happens like what’s going down in Burma right now? and I said I wouldn’t write much before I left for California…

International Bloggers Day for Burma on Oct. 4

Free-Burma.org has announced an International Bloggers’ Day for Burma on October 4th. Bloggers who support the protests are being asked not to post that day and instead display one of the Free Burma banners or images (like the one above) that have been created for the online protest. A list of participating bloggers — I’m…

what did I say about peace?

Sometimes one image is juxtaposed against another to bring home a point. “Earth will be safewhen we feel in us enough safety.”Thich Nhat Hanh — Vietnamese Buddhist monk, nominated in 1967 by Martin Luther King for the Nobel Peace Prize This image is taken from ko htike’s blog who continues to write, post photos, and…