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Can Buddhism End Political Tribalism?

NEW YORK, April 18, 2018 — Robert Wright, author of the recent book Why Buddhism Is True, explains how adopting the principle of mindfulness could erode political tribalism. Wright appeared in conversation with ABC News anchor Juju Chang. (5 min., 52 sec.)


Policy
 /  Hong Kong
Burton Levin, former Ambassador to Myanmar, speaks about the state of affairs in Myanmar and the cautious optimism for life after military rule.
Policy
 /  New York
Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr discusses the strengths of the Australian economy in an address coinciding with the opening of the 67th UN General Assembly.
Arts
 /  New York
Artist Lin Tianmiao and Asia Society Museum's Melissa Chiu share insights into the exhibition "Bound Unbound: Lin Tianmiao."
Arts
 /  New York
President Emerita Vishakha N. Desai reflects back on the exhibitions that put Asia Society at the forefront of Asian art in America.
Policy
 /  New York
Asia Society Fellow Jeffrey Wasserstrom weighs in on China and Japan's dispute over islands in the East China Sea.
Policy
Aung San Suu Kyi argues for a new approach.
Policy
Aung San Suu Kyi: what to look for in reforms.
Policy
Aung San Suu Kyi: all three countries can benefit.
Policy
In her first visit to the U.S. in more than 40 years, Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi discusses the progress of reform in her country and expresses support for easing U.S. sanctions.
Panelists Xujun Eberlein, Howard French, and Megan Shank recall their experiences visiting and living in China.
Author and editor Jeffrey Wasserstrom leads a panel discussing China's fast-changing cultural and social landscape.
Policy
Former Utah Governor, presidential candidate, and U.S. Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman reflects on trends in China.