the MINDFUL SOCIETY

From health care to education, music to law, police work to the environment, we have the latest developments on how people are working to move our society in the direction of greater mindfulness, awareness, and caring for each other.

Barry Evans shares his experiences of leading a meditation group for inmates.

Essential articles—by the recent 2011 Creating a Mindful Society gathering's speakers, and about their themes.

Where do spirituality and environmentalism meet? Rick Bass, author of The Diezmo: A Novel, on the wonder of releasing a painted turtle on the safe side of the road.

"The issue of whether to measure well-being in a system that undermines ecological viability," says Jeremy Hunter, "is an exercise of rearranging the Titanic’s deck chairs."

In a new video, Gil Fronsdal of the Insight Meditation Center explains how he sees it.