Stories by Rachel Neumann

Rachel Neumann is the author of the new book Not Quite Nirvana: A Skeptic's Journey to Mindfulness. She has worked with numerous leading Buddhist and spiritual authors, including the Dalai Lama, Sylvia Boorstein, and Sulak Sivaraksa. subscribe to Rachel Neumann's feed

Posted on: Nov 8, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Rachel Neumann tells the story of her unique journey from skeptical, fast-talking lefty New Yorker to the editor of famed Buddhist writers.

Posted on: Dec 16, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Our sense of compassion and empathy can come as much from our sense of belonging to a larger humanity as it can from our sense of otherness.

Posted on: Jul 5, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Luz Guerra has already lost her job. Now she might lose her car, her home and her health insurance.

Posted on: Jul 24, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Turns out men don't have a "right to procreate," although they do have a right to prevent procreation.

Posted on: Jul 18, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Gonzales points the finger at the President.

Posted on: Jul 12, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Does testing high schoolers for drugs make them do more drugs? Does being on the list of potential terrorist targets insure you'll be visited by terrorists?

Posted on: Jul 6, 2006, Source: AlterNet

What's the deal with marriage and isn't there a cheaper way for us to use less gas?

Posted on: Jul 5, 2006, Source: AlterNet

When is a criminal conviction not a criminal conviction?

Posted on: Jun 30, 2006, Source: AlterNet

In a head-to-head collision, they both lose. Our holiday weekend advice: hang up or take the bus.

Posted on: Jun 27, 2006, Source: AlterNet

A new study reminds us that not everything is about "choice."

Posted on: Jun 26, 2006, Source: AlterNet

An open letter from the mother of the first comissioned officer to refuse to serve in Iraq.

Posted on: Jun 23, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Selling your fourteen-month-old for fun and profit.

Posted on: Jun 22, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The country's youngest "transgender child," age 5, is starting kindergarten.

Posted on: Jun 21, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Undocumented immigrants are finding unexpected support from police chiefs, mayors, and city councils.

Posted on: Jun 20, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Then maybe they'd get some attention and even possibly some toilets.

Posted on: Jun 19, 2006, Source: AlterNet

If it's not a "crass commercial project," what is it?

Posted on: Jun 7, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Terrorism? Health care? Guess again.

Posted on: May 30, 2006, Source: AlterNet

One way or another, you WILL have children.

Posted on: May 25, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Lay found guilty on all counts, Skilling on 19 of the 28 counts against him.

Posted on: May 23, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Ladies, you have a choice.