Global Challenges

While some problems we encounter are only pertinent on a personal or more local, grassroots level, there are some issues that affect humanity as a whole, on a global scale. These range from warring nations and ideological matters, to environmental and sustainability issues, to poverty and societal concerns.Due to the advent of technology and the subsequent globalization of world economies and society as a whole, such concerns are only becoming more evident in the modern age.

Learning to See in the Dark Amid Catastrophe: An Interview with Deep Ecologist Joanna Macy

Joanna Macy discusses politics, the media, activism, and the importance of waking up.

Contemplation and Global Change

In 1969, horrified by the war in Vietnam and the bombing of Cambodia, I left graduate school in search of a way of living on the planet that didn’t require us to kill each other.

Inspiration and Joy Amidst Suffering and Loss

As Buddhist teaching says, suffering has the potential to deepen our compassion and understanding of the human condition. And in so doing, it can lead us to even greater faith, joy and well-being.


Environmental Exploitation