Nov 1, 2012 — In the wake of the terrible damage caused by superstorm Sandy, commentator Barbara J. King reflects on the animal rescues underway and asks if we can tap these selfless impulses to create a greater, sustained good.
Oct 11, 2012 — In a speech at the College of William and Mary, the Dalai Lama described the unique nature of human compassion versus that of other animals. What matters as much as his conclusions, says commentator Barbara J. King, is the spiritual leader's beautifully scientific stance towards life.
Mar 31, 2008 — With protests and violence in Tibet, we ask, "Who is the Dalai Lama?"
Oct 22, 2012 — At the Tibetan Labrang Monastery in Gansu, another protester chose suicide as a way to draw attention to what Tibetans say is China's repressive rule.
Apr 17, 2012 — Chinese leaders fear what might happen if Tibetans were allowed to live freely and others under Chinese rule started to demand more respect for their rights, the Buddhist spiritual leader says.
Mar 27, 2012 — Increasingly angry about Chinese rule, a small but steadily growing number of Tibetans are choosing to protest by setting themselves on fire. Many Tibetans say they admire such actions — support that experts say means more such protests are likely.
Apr 27, 2011 — Tibetan Government-in-exile gets new Prime Minister following election; Harvard scholar Lobsang Sangay takes up political duties of Dalai Lama
Feb 15, 2011 — Jigme Norbu, 45, had started a 300-mile "Walk for Tibet" down the state. The driver of the vehicle that hit him has not been charged.