Why Not Eating Meat Should Be an Interfaith Issue

Published on November 12th, 2015 | by Robyn Purchia

In the United States, eating meat is one of the few issues both Democrats and Republicans can support. While Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) may complain about the rising price of ground beef and Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT) may [&hellip... Read More



Buddhist Leaders Release Climate Change Statement

Published on November 10th, 2015 | by Robyn Purchia

Less than a month before the 21st session of the Conference of Parties (COP21) is set to begin, UN delegates received another powerful climate change declaration from the global faith community. Signatories to the Buddhist Climate Change [&hellip... Read More

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West Oakland Takes on King Coal

Published on November 5th, 2015 | by Robyn Purchia

The historic neighborhood of West Oakland, California is one of the San Francisco Bay Area’s last bastions of true grit. Local residents have battled unemployment, poverty, and crime. It was here almost 50 years ago that Huey Newton and [&hellip... Read More


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Water Management in Andalusian Spain

Published on October 22nd, 2015 | by Abdel K. Darwich

Al-Andalus is the name used to refer to Spain under the Muslim rule from 711 A.D. to 1492 A.D., which at its apogee encompassed — in addition to Spain — Portugal and a small part of [&hellip... Read More



Dalai Lama Says Climate Action Is Logical

Published on October 21st, 2015 | by Robyn Purchia

Yesterday, the Dalai Lama released a video urging world leaders to take strong action at the UN climate talks starting on November 30 in Paris. The Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader is one of growing number of religious leaders, [&hellip... Read More

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