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Joshua Eaton
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My latest, at the Christian Science Monitor ...
As countries such as Turkey, China, Ethiopia, and Bahrain block online content, people are discovering ways to get around Internet censors. Their methods depend on the kind of censorship they face and what they are doing online.
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My latest, at Religion News Service ...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (RNS) Tibetan monk Ogyen Trinley Dorje has the support of the Dalai Lama and the majority of Tibetans, many of whom believe he will take over the Dalai Lama’s leadership role when the 79-year-old Nobel laureate dies.
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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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Civil liberties groups dismayed over new Chairman Richard Burr, who has conservative national security priorities
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The Burner Challenge from app maker Ad Hoc Labs lets anyone see how much data can be gleaned from their digits. It's a lot.
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My latest, at Tricycle Magazine ...
According to the Dalai Lama's autobiography, Mao Zedong, the founder of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), once characterized religion as “poison.” The modern CCP maintains official atheism to this day, but that hasn't stopped officials from claiming control over the intricacies of Tibetan ...
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Record snow paralyzes Northeast city’s transit system, meaning lost wages and misery for most-vulnerable residents
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US incidents involving students with firearms discharged at K–12 schools since December 2012
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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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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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