An historical awareness of the nature of antisemitism may prove a powerful ally for those who would challenge prejudice.
At the societal level, this desire to maintain one’s honor and hence avoid shame is intimately linked to the control of women’s sexuality.
The efforts of right wing zealots to interfere with secular matters are the stuff of what makes atheism America's fastest growing religion.
Blasphemy isn’t a dirty word. It's honorable and honest. It’s almost a duty of thinking people to express skepticism of supernatural mumbo-jumbo.
Literalism, in the form of Islamism, is having a diabolical and destabilising effect globally, causing immense suffering.
Radical Islam doesn’t ask; it demands. It demands that we either live under Sharia law, or under the rubble that they vow they will bury…
Islamists do not need to win political elections to dominate the culture. They have already changed our behaviour.
Fashionable left-leaning opinion is that criticism of Muslim veiling stem from misguided xenophobia or intolerance towards ‘otherness’.
Throughout American history it has been political and religious conservatives who have been the opponents of free speech.
Freedom and tolerance are two sides of the same coin, and both are under pressure. We all need to develop thicker skin.
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