Going Godless: a Perspective on Atheism from Iran

Atheism can cost you your life in Iran, but Iranian atheists and human rights activists have been formidably courageous in broadcasting their messages throughout social media, circumventing organized censorship of national TV and radio.

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Why are Taxpayers Funding Faith-Based Programs?

Tax dollars are going to faith-based programs that discriminate against, mislead, and manipulate our most vulnerable. Are there benefits to favoring community organizations over faith-based ones?

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Bedfellows: the Steady Infiltration of Evangelicals in the White House

Trump’s voter base made easy bedfellows of politics and religion, blurring the line of separation between church and state. But as white evangelicals shrink to a smaller fringe in the Secular Age, will their political power also decline?

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Black Nonbelievers, Inc: Is the African American Community Ready for Atheism?

An overwhelming majority of African Americans self-identify as Christians, putting them ahead of both whites and Latinos. Black Nonbelievers, Inc, aims to revolutionize the community and its deeply entrenched relationship with religion.

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Black Nonbelievers, Inc: Is the African American Community Ready for Atheism?

An overwhelming majority of African Americans self-identify as Christians, putting them ahead of both whites and Latinos. Black Nonbelievers, Inc, aims to revolutionize the community and its deeply entrenched relationship with religion.

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Kubra’s Story: When Home is No Longer a Haven

” ‘The day you step foot in Pakistan, as soon as you get out from the airport we will kill you’, said my mother.” Kubra recounts her experiences as a child in a devout Shia household and the price she pays for critically confronting her religion.

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