challenging religious privilege in public life



Nobel prize winner Brian Schmidt: ‘Climate change … the great challenge for humanity over the next 100 years’

Nobel Prize-winning astrophysicist Brian Schmidt sees climate change as being the great challenge for humanity over the next 100 years.

People and Planet – Sir David Attenborough’s take on overpopulation

Every environmental and social problem on this finite planet becomes more difficult and ultimately impossible to solve with even more people.

Genetic editing is like playing God – and what’s wrong with that?

There’s no grand plan and no reason why nature shouldn’t, like the rest of us, occasionally make terrible mistakes.

Christian host – Dems will slaughter Christians and preachers if they win

Rick Wiles warns that if Democrats ever gain control over the government, they will begin slaughtering Christians by the thousands.

Population growth is a threat to the world’s climate

The curves of population growth and carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere since 1880 almost precisely follow each other.

“Victims should know that the Pope is on their side.” A most egregious lie!

On at least five occasions, Pope Francis was personally informed about sexual predators and did nothing to stop them.

A Case for Neural Augmentation

There is little reluctance to consider implants for somebody who is paralysed or has lost a limb. So what about implants in normal people?

Two-thirds of American voters want Roe v. Wade to stay the law of the land

If Republicans think they’ll win this midterm election by running on the Supreme Court and overturning Roe, they are miscalculating.

Deniers and Critics of AI Will Only Be Left Behind

AI is potentially the Holy Grail of all inventions, and it will bear the seeds of our own morals, idiosyncrasies, and prejudices.

Minnesota Archdiocese to Pay Clergy Abuse Victims the Catholic Church’s Second-Largest Payout Ever

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has reached a $210 million settlement agreement with 450 victims of clergy sexual abuse.