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Dalai Lama, in US, seeks humane capitalism

The Dalai Lama greets audience members during a panel discussion in Washington, DC, February 20, 2014Praising China's shift toward a market economy, the Dalai Lama called Thursday for a humane form of capitalism in an unlikely encounter with US free-market advocates. On his latest visit to the United States, Tibet's exiled spiritual leader -- more accustomed to leading solemn Buddhist rituals or delivering standing-room-only discourses about happiness -- devoted two days to the American Enterprise Institute, a conservative think tank.