Buddhism

Robert Wright on Mindfulness, Buddhism, and Overcoming Delusions

December 4, 2017

In part one of our interview, bestselling author Robert Wright discusses his new book “Why Buddhism Is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment.” Wright argues that mindfulness can help overcome constraints on the human mind imposed by natural selection, allowing us to see the world more clearly

Rohingya

November 26, 2017
Amnesty International released a report in which it calls Myanmar’s treatment of the Rohingya minority ‘apartheid’ because they are being targeted as an ethnic group. Tun Khin of the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK and Shir Hever of TRNN discuss what this means

North Korea

April 15, 2013
Eric Margolis: The nuclear weapons program is the only card North Korea has to force the US to negotiate a normalization of relations