Tag Archives: american

Trump is creating his American caliphate, and democracy has no defence


Officials quoting a holy text to justify repressive policies is something we who grew up in the Arab world have seen before, writes Guardian columnist Nesrine Malik
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American Atheists Answers Follow-Up Questions After the Firing of Its President


I spoke with American Atheists about a number of questions that have been raised since the firing of president David Silverman.
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American History for Truthdiggers: Roots in Religious Zealotry


For the Puritans of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, a harsh faith justified executing “witches” and burning living Native American women and children.
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How Religion Turned American Politics Into a Bizarre Anti-Science Spectacle


Magical thinking has always run deep in America, but in the last 30 years things have begun to escalate. “Nutty fringe ideas” are making their way into the mainstream.
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Iceland Bans American Televangelists


Iceland bans American televangelists. This small country picks a big fight with American televangelists.At stake is the soul of a country.
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New study shows number of American atheists underreported – Religion News Service


(RNS) Could the actual number be as high as 26 percent?
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It’s Time to Start Calling Evangelicals What They Are: The American Taliban


“The Council For National Policy” is a Conservative Think Tank, made up of a who’s who of prominent conservatives; Rick Santorum, Mike Huckabee, Reince Priebus, Tim LaHaye, Bobby Jindal, John McCain…
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American Atheists to Ohio Gov. John Kasich: Apologize for Your Remarks About Actor Daniel Radcliffe


Kasich hasn’t apologized for his remarks.
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‘Atheism’ is still a slur in American life, DNC emails show – NY Daily News


Why did the Democratic National Committee play the “no faith” card against Bernie Sanders?
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An Atheist in the White House: Secularism and the American Presidency – Harvard Political Review


Why does religiosity remain a requirement to become the president of a country in which almost of a quarter of its citizens claim no religious affiliation?
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