US Pivot To Asia Cloaked in Dalai Lama Spirituality

Who gives a speech at U.C. San Diego on behalf of an organization in India that supports Hindu fundamentalism? Who received $180,000 annually for 20 years from the CIA? Why – could it possibly be the “spiritual” man of peace, the Dalai Lama? While his speeches are filled with vague mentions of global warming and income inequality, he lends his support to the US Pivot to Asia geopolitical strategy and stokes anti-Chinese and anti-communist sentiment under the banner of “peace and compassion.”

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About Barbara MacLean

Barbara MacLean has worked as an academic and career counselor at California State University, East Bay (CSUEB), Merritt and West Valley Colleges and as a career counselor and manager of the Oakland One Stop Career Center, a public career and jobs center in partnership with EDD. She is a co-founder and editor of Planning Beyond Capitalism.

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