Nathan Schneider

Nathan Schneider is an editor at Waging Nonviolence and author of the book, Thank You, Anarchy: Notes from the Occupy Apocalypse. He writes about religion, reason, and violence for publications including The Nation, The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Commonweal, Religion Dispatches, AlterNet, and others. He is also an editor at Killing the Buddha. Visit his website at TheRowBoat.com.

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Sunday, July 20, 2014 - 11:00pm
From Ellsberg to Snowden — From Risks to Hacks
Sharing the stage today with a video feed of Edward Snowden, Pentagon Papers leaker Daniel Ellsberg noted that the new generation of whistleblowers has improved his reputation. Government officials and others seeking to discredit Snowden and Chelsea Manning have claimed Ellsberg’s historic leak as...
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Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 9:42am
The World Should Be Watching India’s ‘Common Man’ Coup
Jantar Mantar Road, a short passageway through the administrative center of New Delhi, takes its name from a complex of gigantic red astronomical instruments at its north terminus, built by Maharaja Jai Singh II in 1724.
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Sunday, December 15, 2013 - 9:16am
Occupy Studies Itself
The trouble with trying to tell the story of Occupy Wall Street was that it was always a million things at once. You could go to one meeting, or one action, which might have seemed especially important, but there would be something else going on meanwhile that could just as easily be the next big thing.
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Wednesday, October 2, 2013 - 11:59am
The Government Shutdown — An Anarchist Dream?
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Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 8:18am
Breaking Up With Occupy
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Sunday, December 18, 2011 - 10:28am
Why Occupy Calls for “Sanctuary”
As Occupy Wall Street’s birthday party got going at midday today, the mood was mixed—not unlike the mood with which, in a series of improvisations , the movement began three months earlier on September 17. I talked with organizers I’d known from the movement’s first planning meetings, who were milling around Duarte Square, an open space a mile north of the old encampment at Zuccotti Park. Cars were rushing by along Canal Street toward the Holland Tunnel, spewing exhaust.
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Thursday, November 10, 2011 - 9:57am
Occupy Wall Street Joins an Assembly of Struggles in Athens
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Sunday, October 2, 2011 - 2:18pm
Mass Arrests on the Brooklyn Bridge: Is This What Civil Disobedience Looks Like?
Yesterday there were mass arrests of Occupy Wall Street protesters—700 or more—on the Brooklyn Bridge. As over a thousand marchers made their way toward the bridge a few minutes after 3 p.m., they split into two groups. Some followed members of the Direct Action Committee who led the way up the elevated pedestrian walkway in the middle of the bridge. Another group, however, broke away and took to the Brooklyn-bound road on the bridge’s south side, eventually filling the whole roadway so that no traffic could get through. The front row of them locked arms and proceeded.
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Friday, September 30, 2011 - 9:47am
Occupy Wall Street: FAQ
Q: I hear that Adbusters organized Occupy Wall Street? Or Anonymous? Or US Day of Rage? Just who put this together anyway?  
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Monday, September 26, 2011 - 8:42am
#OccupyWallStreet Bleeds and Leads
A bit after 10 p.m. on Saturday night in occupied Liberty Plaza, there was a celebration around the media tables. Photocopied facsimiles of Sunday’s New York Daily News were being passed around and photographed.
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