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Why We Must Defend Free Speech

Leading Nazis, such as Joseph Goebbels and Theodor Fritsch were all prosecuted by the Weimar Republic for their anti-Semitic speech.

Humans Have Messed With Earth So Much, Formal ‘Anthropocene’ Classification Needed: Scientists

The scope of human impact on planet Earth is so great that the "Anthropocene" warrants a formal place on the Geological Time Scale.

Neil deGrasse Tyson: Here’s What Earth Will be Like in 500 Years

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson says that, if the current trend continues, we’ll only have enough room for everyone to live standing up.

Should We Refrain from Criticizing Religion Simply Because It Offends Believers?

The history of the Catholic Church, just as one example, is soaked in the blood of civilians who questioned the authority imposed on them.

Why we are not addressing the real problem – overpopulation

All religions work with massive resources to discredit any hint of activity that might be construed as population management.

Why the Christian Right Wages War Against Abortion

Why is the United States, home of the original women’s liberation movement, cursed with such massive resistance to legal abortion?

Neil deGrasse Tyson: Science Deniers In Power Are A Profound Threat To Democracy

Tyson posted a four-minute clip on Facebook that he claimed contains what might be the most important words he has ever spoken.

The ‘war on women’ is not a war – it’s an assault

The ‘war on women’ is not a war; it’s a one-sided assault. It is conservative men, drunk on power, letting us know they own our…

Why we’re in the sixth great extinction and what it means to humanity

Habitats are undergoing change today of a rapidity not seen in 66 million years. We are now well into a sixth mass extinction episode.

The Christian Right and the Rise of American Fascism

This movement will not stop until we are ruled by Biblical Law, an authoritarian church intrudes in every aspect of our life.