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: Mar 16, 2006, Source: AlterNet

I'm not talking Iraq. I'm talking women vs. fetuses.

Posted on: Mar 13, 2006, Source: AlterNet

No, it's not bin Laden, but close.

Posted on: Mar 8, 2006, Source: AlterNet

In the fiercely competitive happiness debate, housewives are coming out on top. But maybe happiness isn't the point after all.

Posted on: Mar 7, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Today's predicament: worry about forced childbirth, children killed in Iraq, and Gonzales plugging away for torture or just focus on the earth getting zapped by a huge solar storm in six years.

Posted on: Mar 6, 2006, Source: AlterNet

"We, you know, bring up subjects."

Posted on: Mar 1, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Same ugly beast, slightly new make-up.

Posted on: Feb 27, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Are you reading every single letter of each of these words or just the first and last?

Posted on: Feb 23, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Three patriots and 97 suckers.

Posted on: Feb 23, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Guess how many people convicted of the murders.

Posted on: Feb 17, 2006, Source: AlterNet

If only.

Posted on: Feb 15, 2006, Source: AlterNet

It's time for our government to stop evesdropping on its citizens and start listening to them.

Posted on: Feb 15, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Are ugly, sad, stomach-twisting, necessary, and political.

Posted on: Feb 14, 2006, Source: AlterNet

I kid you not.

Posted on: Feb 13, 2006, Source: AlterNet

It's all fun and games with the Vice-President until someone gets shot.

Posted on: Feb 8, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The most completely objective, nonpolitical, nonideological, nonpartisan rant you'll ever read.

Posted on: Feb 6, 2006, Source: AlterNet

It's not just spying on U.S. citizens without a warrant; the President actually thinks he has the authority to order assassinations.

Posted on: Feb 2, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Good news for death penalty opponents. Bad news for reproductive rights.

Posted on: Feb 1, 2006, Source: AlterNet

for someone who wants to force my daughter to reproduce.

Posted on: Jan 31, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Coming clean will feel really really good...

Posted on: Jan 30, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Why it's in our best interests to encourage dictators in the Middle East.

Posted on: Jan 29, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Our readers weigh in on whether or not you should have kids.

Posted on: Jan 26, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Sometimes a broken record is the only music we've got.

Posted on: Jan 25, 2006, Source: AlterNet

All it takes is one Senator to start a filbuster on Alito.

Posted on: Jan 23, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Just because we have an Executive Branch that acts as if it's invincible doesn't mean we should respond as if it is.

Posted on: Jan 23, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Why you should be very afraid of the government's supeona of Google searches.

Posted on: Jan 22, 2006, Source: AlterNet

For all the women I know who find a way out of no way.

Posted on: Jan 20, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The Bush administration releases 42 pages of "we can do whatever we want."

Posted on: Jan 19, 2006, Source: AlterNet

And a lot of grumblers.

Posted on: Jan 17, 2006, Source: AlterNet

She's one single woman with three children and a huge country to run. How will Michelle Bachelet, Chile's new president-elect, do it all and why do I like her so much?

Posted on: Jan 16, 2006, Source: AlterNet

"“No, No, we are not satisfied, and we will not be satisfied until 'justice rolls down like water and righteousness like a mighty stream.'" --Martin Luther King, Jr., 1963

Posted on: Jan 12, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Oh, just go see it for yourself.

Posted on: Jan 11, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Whose confirmation hearing is this anyway?

Posted on: Jan 10, 2006, Source: AlterNet

See who made the cut and vote for the winner.

Posted on: Jan 9, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Alito is in the wrong place at the wrong time.

Posted on: Jan 5, 2006, Source: AlterNet

When Bush crosses his fingers behind his back.

Posted on: Jan 4, 2006, Source: AlterNet

A new year, a new way of looking at it all.

Posted on: Dec 31, 2005, Source: AlterNet

How progressives can jump-start the national conversation about five of the most important issues of 2006.

Posted on: Dec 22, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The administration tries to weasel out of its biggest scandal yet.

Posted on: Dec 21, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Nope, it's not who you hoped it was...

Posted on: Dec 20, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The left-leaning Southerns and the rich white Northerners are battling it out for Mexico's soul.

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