James Taylor Performs at Dalai Lama Talk on ‘Beyond Religion’ in Boston

Yesterday I drove into Boston to hear His Holiness the Dalai Lama speak on the subject of his latest book, Beyond Religion. The event sponsored by MIT’s Dalai Lama Center For Ethics And Transformative Values, was held at the Marriot Copley Plaza Hotel Ballroom and it was a sold out … Continue reading

Thousands Come to Hear the Dalai Lama in Boston

I posted here earlier today that I was attending an event in Boston featuring His Holiness the Dalai Lama today. It was a fascinating event on the topic of His Holiness’ new book, Beyond Religion: Ethics for a Whole World. I plan to write a more substantial post from my … Continue reading

A Talk by His Holiness the Dalai Lama: Beyond Religion: Ethics, Values, & Wellbeing

A quick note… I’ll be in Boston for this event today: Due to security restrictions, smaller media outlets, like The Dem Daily are not allowed cameras, laptops or recording devices. I’ll be posting a piece on the event later…

Dizzy’s Ten Post Round-Up

(Programming note:  I’m going to keep the round-up, short and sweet.  But, I will continue to post a video for the day and make my usual commentary on my own crazy blog.) News gotcha feelin’ bitter?  Well, today’s Ten Post Round-Up ain’t gonna make ya feel any better: 1: Iraqi … Continue reading

Nobel Laureate Refuses Olympic Torch

There’s been a lot of news about the upcoming Olympics in China and the various protests and calls for boycotts. NPR reports today that “Kenyan political activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Maathai turned down an invitation to participate in the Olympic torch relay in Dar Es Salam, Tanzania.” … Continue reading

House and Senate Pass Resolutions on Chinese Crackdown of Tibet

On Wednesday, the House overwhelmingly passed a resolution calling on China to “end its crackdown on Tibet and release Tibetans imprisoned for “nonviolent” demonstrations.” The resolution passed on a vote of 413-1, with “Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, who recently dropped out of the presidential race, was the lone congressman voting against it.” The resolution passed … Continue reading

Nancy Pelosi Speaks Out on Tibet, Bush Silent

I’ve been watching the situation in Tibet unfold in recent days but have not found the time to write about.  China has been censoringthe news coming out of Tibet on the protests there and have sent in the military to crackdown. FreeTibet.org has a wealth of photos, news links and videos … Continue reading