Joshua Eaton

Joshua Eaton

Joshua Eaton is an independent journalist who covers religion and society, human rights and national security. His website is

Recent Articles

The World’s Most Peaceful Religion?

Matthew Gindin reviews "If You Meet the Buddha On the Road: Buddhism, Politics and Violence" by Michael Jerryson.

Let’s Talk: It’s Time to Open Our Doors

Joshua Eaton asks: “Why is it that Buddhists are always talking about compas­sion but aren't providing shelter for those in need?”

From The Under 35 Project: “Occupy Sravasti: How Buddhism Inspired Me to Occupy”

Joshua Eaton highlights that compassion can manifest in a variety of ways, either through kindness or in a more cutting, revolutionary way.