challenging religious privilege in public life



Ray Kurzweil: Enhanced Longevity by 2030 (VIDEO)

People say that we are going to stop being human if we emerge with machines. No, that is what it means to be human.

How FDA Keeps Safe Birth Control Options From Women

The FDA has arbitrarily impeded a well proven, safe way for women to do very early medical abortions in the privacy of their own homes.

Population growth, pollution and global warming need more cooperation, less hate

What present US Presidential candidate could possibly lead us in the direction of more cooperation not less?

Women Have Fought to Legalize Reproductive Rights for Nearly Two Centuries

Women beginning in the 1840s openly deplored women’s subjugation before the law - which, of course, was created and deployed by men.

Inching Towards the Regulatory Classification of Aging as a Disease

Sizable factions within the research and advocacy communities are very interested in having aging officially classified as a disease.

Respect “The Population Bomb”

Some people feel that our planet has unlimited resources, and that our greatest resource is people - thus, the more humans, the better.

The Secret Money Behind the Push to Ban Abortion

Carrie Severino leads the Judicial Crisis Network, a nonprofit that has spent millions of dollars promoting conservative judges.

Explainer: what is quantum machine learning and how can it help us?

Quantum machine learning techniques are likely to have far-reaching effects on many of the technologies we have become accustomed to.

The Catholic Church is a rich male collective

The Catholic Church is a collection of elite patriarchs brought into formal power by actions of the Roman Emperors Constantine and Theodosius.

Space is Open for Business

Entrepreneurs are flocking to the final frontier, where Moore’s Law has unleashed massive, enduring opportunities.