The Wealth of a Nation

We are becoming more like international pets where we are petted and stroked for being pacifists while the Chinese continue and strengthen their hold in Tibet.

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Change Change Change

For any Tibetan who sees only familiar characters for the post of the next prime minister, — open up your universe a little more.

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Amdo Sershul

Amdo Sershul hoards his war stories, / deals them out sparingly to passers-by / in their times of need.

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In Exile

An old man below a weeping willow / Hears the wind whipping / The leafless branches / Hanging down

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Tibet’s Socrates?

What matters is that in future we have to make sure that no one suffers in the name of democracy like Socrates once did.

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Food for Thought

They say a family that eats together, stays together. In a way we are an eccentric extended family, yet the longest joke making rounds in Gangkyi is that in the staff mess it’s a race to see who finishes first.

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A step in the “Write” direction!

Review of book Anything for Tibet, My Beloved Country by Thupten N Chakrishar

A first fictional novel in English by a Tibetan in exile; a first literary output of its nature by a Tibetan student in exile.

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Virtual Tibet: The Media

The taking of firm roots of a free, boisterous press in the Tibetan refugee community has facilitated the Dalai Lama’s own efforts at the democratisation of the exile Tibetan polity.

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Rethinking Tibetan Identity

What can we offer and what can we do for our sisters and brothers in Tibet? What can we do for our sisters and brothers in this shrinking global village?

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