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Joshua Eaton
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My latest, at +Al Jazeera America ...
New Intel Committee chairman aims to minimize access to bombshell documents revealing harsh interrogation methods
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Analysts say fine print of new regulations will have major implications for consumer privacy
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My latest, at +Tricycle ...
As members of the Northeastern University Buddhist Group settled into their meditation cushions on Saturday, November 22, and found their breath, a biting wind blew through the green in Boston's Copley Square. A golden, Thai-style Buddha sat in front of them, its jewelled robe catching the light ...
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Sean Haugh, longshot Libertarian candidate in key North Carolina race, offers unconventional stances on privacy, pot
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My latest article, on +People's Climate March, for Tricycle: The Buddhist Review ...
“I know that my path to enlightenment will only come from being connected to the world around me,” Njeri Matheu, a member of Brooklyn Zen Center, explained as she marched through the streets of midtown Manhattan. “It's not just about being centered inside; it's about being connected to your ...
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Civil liberties groups dismayed over new Chairman Richard Burr, who has conservative national security priorities
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Congressional candidates spread fear of 'terrorist' attacks in bid to gain voters' support
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My latest article, at +Shambhala Sun . . .
Story and photos by Joshua Eaton. (Click here to view full photo set.) Lifelong Oakland resident Maurice Johnson was leaving Starbucks on Sunday, Aug. 31 when he heard drumming and the sound of Japanese monks chanting the first line of the Lotus Sutra. Johnson then saw nine members of the ...
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Independent Journalist
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writing, editing, copyediting, feature stories, investigative reporting, news, web editing, social media
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Joshua Eaton is an independent journalist who covers religion and society, human rights and national security.

Currently, Joshua is the digital producer at the New England Center for Investigative Reporting. Before joining NECIR, he was editor-in-chief and web editor at Spare Change News. Joshua’s writing has appeared in outlets that include the Boston Globe, Al Jazeera America, Salon, GlobalPost, Religion Dispatches and Tricylce: The Buddhist Review. He has also created data-rich, interactive online content for Al Jazeera America and Al Jazeera English.

Joshua holds a master of divinity from Harvard University – where he focused on religion and society and Buddhist studies – and a bachelor of arts in psychology from the University of West Georgia. Originally from Athens, Ga., he now lives in the Boston area.

Visit Joshua's website for more information on his work.
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  • Harvard Univeristy
    Master of Divinity in Religion and Society and Buddhist Studies, 2007 - 2010
  • Univeristy of West Georgia
    Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, 2002 - 2006
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