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Why I’m Hopeful About the World’s Future

Posted June 14th, 2016 at 10:30 am (UTC-4)
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Recognition of universal human rights, including the right to self-determination, has expanded beyond anything imagined a century ago. There is growing international consensus in support of gender equality and respect for women. Particularly among the younger generation, there is a widespread rejection of war as a means of solving problems.

Tibet’s Tough Road Ahead

Posted July 6th, 2015 at 10:22 am (UTC-4)
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As joyful as the occasion of his 80th birthday is, however, it comes at a grim time for the Dalai Lama and the Tibetan freedom movement.