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: May 10, 2006, Source: AlterNet

A mother in Ethiopia is 37 times more likely to see her child die in the first year of life than a mother in Sweden.

Posted on: May 5, 2006, Source: AlterNet

A judge finally tells government lawyers why snooping on people's private Internet conversations just isn't ok.

Posted on: May 4, 2006, Source: AlterNet

This time, the jurors got it right.

Posted on: May 2, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Hey, marching can be inspiring again! Just follow these four easy steps I learned yesterday at the huge march for immigrant rights.

Posted on: Apr 28, 2006, Source: AlterNet

What are you drinking? Where does it come from?

Posted on: Apr 27, 2006, Source: AlterNet

As long as the children never grow up.

Posted on: Apr 18, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Get your emergency contraception here, just don't feed your baby in our store.

Posted on: Apr 17, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The U.S. military admits it made a mistake when it sent to two Uighur Chinese men to Guantanamo Bay. But even though they're not "enemy combatants," we won't let them go.

Posted on: Apr 14, 2006, Source: AlterNet

CIA Chief Negroponte spells it out: those in secret prisons will be there forever.

Posted on: Apr 12, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Already 36 U.S. soldiers have been killed in Iraq this month, more than in all of March.

Posted on: Apr 10, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Four small independent towns pass impeachment resolutions.

Posted on: Apr 7, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Given a rare opportunity to tell the President exactly what he thought, he didn't choke.

Posted on: Apr 6, 2006, Source: AlterNet

What kind of nation do we want to be?

Posted on: Apr 3, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Most talk about prayer focuses on freedom of religion, but what if your prayers actually hurt the person you're praying for?

Posted on: Mar 29, 2006, Source: AlterNet

What do you get when you cross two alleged lesbian teenagers and one very disturbed high school principal?

Posted on: Mar 27, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Time to recuse yourself and go duck hunting, Antonin, preferably with the vice president.

Posted on: Mar 24, 2006, Source: AlterNet

What is it about a President who not only thumbs his nose at Congress but puts in writing that he doesn't give a damn?

Posted on: Mar 22, 2006, Source: AlterNet

They may not be gas guzzlers, but they're just as evil as the grown-up versions.

Posted on: Mar 21, 2006, Source: AlterNet

And even if she was, you couldn't treat her like that.

Posted on: Mar 17, 2006, Source: AlterNet

As long as you can afford it.