Stories by Nathan Schneider

Nathan Schneider is an editor of Waging Nonviolence. His first two books, both published in 2013 by University of California Press, are "Thank You, Anarchy: Notes from the Occupy Apocalypse" and "God in Proof: The Story of a Search from the Ancients to the Internet." He has written about religion, reason and violence for publications including The Nation, The New York Times, Harper's, Commonweal, Religion Dispatches, AlterNet and others. He is also an editor at Killing the Buddha. Visit his website at  subscribe to Nathan Schneider's feed

Posted on: Apr 17, 2014, Source: Waging Nonviolence

"My main warning for activists is to not be misled by digital metrics, by retweets and reblogs and likes and views."

Posted on: Apr 17, 2014, Source: Waging Nonviolence

Movements for economic justice and equality are rarely flush with cash. But "cryptocurrencies" like Bitcoin might stand to change the rules in their favor.

Posted on: Apr 16, 2012, Source: Waging Nonviolence

A strike, if it actually happens on May 1 or thereafter, may not look like one ever has before.

Posted on: Feb 1, 2012, Source: Waging Nonviolence

Anonymous activists have become terrifying to the powers that be, despite (or perhaps because of) their apparent disorganization and probably in excess of their actual capacity.

Posted on: Sep 26, 2011, Source: Waging Nonviolence

To what do the protesters owe the sudden interest from the mainstream media? Scenes of protesters being dragged by their hair and pepper-sprayed in the face.

Posted on: Sep 14, 2011, Source: Waging Nonviolence

Few groups taking part are more organized than US Day of Rage, which is organizing actions not just in NYC, but in Austin, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Seattle as well.

Posted on: Sep 7, 2011, Source: Waging Nonviolence

Although "Seize DC" was postponed, September and October will bring an occupation of Wall Street, more tar sands protests, and the October 2011 action in DC.

Posted on: Apr 16, 2010, Source: Guernica

"The issue is to become less ferocious in our commitments, to question certain forms of blind enthusiasm, and to find forms of steadfastness that include reflective thought."

Posted on: Jan 4, 2010, Source: The Guardian

Exhausted by capitalism and endless jingoistic violence, a few non-believing philosophers are turning to God. Sort of.

Posted on: Sep 7, 2009, Source: The Immanent Frame

A religion scholar discusses the failure of the courts to grapple with lived religion, the prison crisis and why we are all religious now.

Posted on: Sep 9, 2008, Source: AlterNet

People are whispering that McCain's VP pick doesn't believe in evolution. But how much would this really affect policy?

Posted on: Jul 30, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Battling creationists will not fix science education. Teaching science will.