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Good News: Montreal Is Taxing Churches


No more religious exemptions, Montreal is taxing churches: For the first time churches in Montreal are being forced to pay taxes.
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Fox News: Crybaby snowflakes whine that atheists bully Christians with logic


Fox News published an article by Anthony DeStefano claiming that Atheists are bullying and intimidating Christians in the United States. Hilarity does not ensue.
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Americans are manipulated by fake news because religion has infected our politics: Peabody-winning journalist


Writer and reporter Kurt Andersen, in conjunction with Big Think, walked through the ways in which the United States has entered a kind of post-truth era. In a video, the linguistic expert on President Donald Trump’s speaking style explained that people seem to be losing IQ points year after year and it’s all due to a slow decline in truth. In 2012, he explained that the Republican candidates that agreed in the scientific theory of…
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How The Religious Right Pioneered Propaganda As News | HuffPost


Before Fox News, there was Pat Robertson’s “700 Club” where I was an executive producer.
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Atheists and agnostics growing in numbers – News – NorthJersey.com


The elder of her two daughters is getting married next month in what Dana Hahn Gellis describes as “a secular ceremony — no church, no prayers, no ‘gathered before God.’” Gellis, a Wanaque resident, adjunct professor at Montclair State University and a learning consultant in the Montclair public schools, is an atheist, as is her husband, Dave.
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Why Science Works – And Religion Doesn’t


News The CERN scientists have admitted a mistake stands in stark contrast to the basic dishonesty of religious apologetics.
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Hitchens, Dawkins and Harris are old news — a totally different Atheism is on the rise


It’s surprising just how much media analysis, both mainstream and progressive, continues to take as given the notion that atheism can be defined and discussed solely by looking at the so-called “New Atheists” who emerged roughly between 2004 and 2007. It’s easy to understand the appeal: Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris and Christopher Hitchens became prominent representatives of atheism because they were all erudite, entertaining and unafraid to say what they thought. A lot of people, myself included, were drawn to their works because they were forthright and articulated things we had kept locked away, or simply hadn’t found the words for.
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Folks at Fox News are angry that Madison, Wisconsin now prohibits discrimination against atheists, because “there’s a lot of reasons why Christians or Jews might not want to hire an atheist.”
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Most people in Scotland ‘not religious’ – BBC News


More than half of people in Scotland now have no religion, according to the Scottish Social Attitudes survey.
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Fox News falsely hints that D.C. shooter could be ISIS, turns out to be Christian pastor


After the U.S. Capitol was put on lockdown during an active shooter situation, Fox News was quick to speculate.
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