We examine the impact crowdfunding is having in the refugee crisis, a professor intorduces students to Buddhist principles at the University of Pennsylvania, and we catch up with Marc Gold of '100 Friends'.
We discuss the myth of the low level offender and why releasing them from prison might not do much to reduce the prison population. We get a Buddhist perspective on our warming planet. We also bring you up to speed on the card game of bridge, as the World’s Largest Bridge Tournament kicks off today in Chicago.
In the third installment of our weeklong Here, There series on the abortion debate in other countries, we go to Portugal. The Portuguese government legalized voluntary abortions up to the 10th week of pregnancy in 2007.
Today we meet Ani Choying Drolma, a Nepali Buddhist nun, internationally renowned singer and social activist. Ani is the founder of the Nuns Welfare Foundation of Nepal, an organization that supports the education and well-being of Buddhist nuns, as well as the Ani Foundation, a U.S.
Ani Choying Drolma is a Nepali Buddhist nun, internationally renowned singer and social activist. She founded the Nuns Welfare Foundation in Nepal to support the education and welfare of Buddhist nuns. And recently Ani started a U.S. branch for her work called the Ani Foundation.