‘We haven’t had a shortage of demands and solutions. We’ve had a shortage of mass movements.’

‘We haven’t had a shortage of demands and solutions. We’ve had a shortage of mass movements.’ Link @ http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ezra-klein/post/we-havent-had-a-shortage-of-demands-and-solutions-weve-had-a-shortage-of-mass-movements/2011/08/25/gIQAqE6aIL_blog.html Posted by Ezra Klein at 03:09 PM ET, 10/03/2011 Ask union types who the smartest labor organizer is and they’re likely to point you towards former-SEIU organizer Stephen Lerner, who planned the legendary Justice for Jsanitor campaign. [...]

Will Robots Take Your Job? Not if You Adapt: A Future Tense Event Recap

Will Robots Take Your Job? Not if You Adapt: A Future Tense Event Recap By Torie Bosch  | Posted Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, at 2:20 PM ET     Link @ http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2011/09/30/robots_in_the_work_force_s… If you want to survive the robot invasion of white-collar jobs, you need to invest in obsequiousness. A strong fashion sense might help, too. [...]

Vipassana Meditation Courses In Prisons

Vipassana Meditation Courses In Prisons Link @ http://www.prison.dhamma.org/usprison.htm     Prison Courses in the United States Vipassana courses have been held in three U.S. correctional facilities: the W.E. Donaldson Correctional Facility, a level 6 maximum-security state prison in Bessemer, Alabama, near Birmingham; the San Francisco Jail; and the North Rehabilitation Facility (N.R.F.), which was minimum-security [...]

Meditation in prisons

Meditation in prisons Link @ http://www.wildmind.org/applied/meditation-in-prisons The experience of being in prison offers some inmates an opportunity to reflect more deeply on the way they have approached life, and an opportunity to bring about changes. Wildmind has been active since 2003 in the State Prison for Men in Concord, New Hampshire, working with inmates who [...]

commentary about the Dhamma Brothers documentary about mediation successes in prisons

Link @ http://www.wildmind.org/applied/meditation-in-prisons Comment from Andre Hurlburt Time: February 14, 2010, 12:10 pm I was so moved by the documentary film: The Dhamma Brothers that I enrolled in a 10-day Vipassana course. If these men could endure life in a maximum-security prison frought with violence and hopelessness…. then surely I could meditate for 10days. It [...]

Human Kindness Foundation’s and their Prison-Ashram Project.

Link @ http://www.humankindness.org/       “The cause of all our personal problems and nearly all the problems of the world can be summed up in a single sentence: Human life is very deep, and our modern dominant lifestyle is not.“ –Bo Lozoff The Human Kindness Foundation, founded by Bo and Sita Lozoff, is a [...]

Meditation class helps lower violence at Alabama prison

Mediation is amazing.  Mediation is about slowing the mind so that you are in control of your actions instead of some mind chatter. It works in prisons to help lower violence at AL prison. great story  Meditation class helps lower violence at Alabama prison LINK @ http://www.azcentral.com/news/articles/2011/02/02/20110202prison-meditation.html and LInk @ http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2011/02/02/ap/national/main7308744.shtml Feb. 2, 2011 07:14 [...]

Red Tantra and kunduli energy

  Link @ http://kundaliniyoga.homestead.com/tantra.html Tyoed by Ram Dass Bir Singh Khalsa – Copyright 2001 Raising The Kundalini Energy Through Divine Sex. Picture from “Kundalini and the Chakras,” by Genevieve Lewis Paulson, © 1993.  Liewellyn Pub. Inc.  Color added by RDBSK. Yogi Bhajan, who is a master of Tantric Yoga, has said:   “That there is actually [...]

Silicon Valley billionaire funding creation of artificial libertarian islands

Silicon Valley billionaire funding creation of artificial libertarian islands By Liz Goodwin | The Lookout – 6 hrs ago Link @ http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/lookout/silicon-valley-billionaire-funding-creation-artificial-libertarian-islands-140840896.html Seasteading Institute city design (Anthony Ling) Pay Pal founder and early Facebook investor Peter Thiel has given $1.25 million to an initiative to create floating libertarian countries in international waters, according to a profile of [...]

The benefits of releasing New York City’s data on teacher performance by Kyle Spencer

Reading Report Cards The benefits of releasing New York City’s data on teacher performance. Link @ http://www.slate.com/id/2281536/?wpisrc=obinsite By Kyle Spencer Posted Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011, at 1:41 PM ET New York Justice Cynthia KernWhen is the release of faulty information defensible? In a much-anticipated ruling in Manhattan’s supreme court last week, New York Justice Cynthia [...]

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