Win McCormack is the editor in chief of The New Republic and the author of The Rajneesh Chronicles: The True Story of the Cult that Unleashed the First Act of Bioterrorism on U.S. Soil.
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The Rajneesh "peace" force arrests an opponent in Antelope
The Rajneesh cult’s wealth depends upon cheap labor.
Orwell understood the limits of mind control
Leaving Bhagwan's Buddhafield may not be all that easy
The cult city's demise is inevitable.
Rajneesh's obsession with death dates to early childhood.
Rajneesh’s far-flung empire is more material than spiritual.
Rajneesh's dirty work was usually left to women.
How the group at the center of the Netflix documentary “Wild, Wild Country” lost control in Oregon
The Share-A-Home program was the beginning of the end
Farewell to a charlatan and false guru.
The arming of the cult raises the specter of Jonestown
Rajneesh favored the wealthy, so the wealthy favored him.
Outside the limits of the human imagination.
The real aim of Rajneesh’s anti-Semitism may be mind control.