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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.)


Christopher de Bellaigue explores the tragic U.S.- and U.K.-backed coup that removed Iranian Prime Minister Muhammad Mossadegh from power in 1953.
Arts
 /  India
A leading contemporary Indian artist shares insights into work and career.
Policy
 /  Northern California
California Governor Brown argues for California's comeback at Asia Society Northern California's 2012 Annual Dinner.
Arts
 /  New York
Japanese writers Masatsugu Ono and Tomoka Shibasaki engage in cross-cultural literary conversation with American counterparts Stuart Dybek and Kelly Link.
Business
 /  New York
Will the Asia-Latin America legacy of economic symbiosis endure, or will a more competitive relationship prevail?
Highlights from the Spring Season of Asia Society's Creative Voices of Muslim Asia, featuring musicians and other performers from Iran, Afghanistan, Indonesia and Pakistan.
Arts
 /  Hong Kong
In Hong Kong, a master musician treats audience to short works for cello.
Arts
 /  New York
A pair of top translators facilitate a cross-cultural exchange between Japanese and American writers.
Arts
 /  New York
Concert excerpts from a new opera about one of the major figures of 20th-century China, along with insights from the composer.
Arts
 /  New York
Arif Lohar and his ensemble perform what the Village Voice describes as a "traditional Sufi rave."
Arts
 /  New York
Watch as the second of Arif Lohar's two performances at Asia Society New York reaches a delirious climax.
Arts
 /  New York
Watch: Arif Lohar and ensemble launch an epic rendition of "Alif Allah Chambey di Booti" onstage at Asia Society.