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Niose explores secularism’s extraordinary rise and shows how it offers hope for more rational, inquiry-based public policy and discussion.” – Publishers Weekly

Johnny Depp added to Reason Rally lineup

Star power was added to the upcoming Reason Rally this week,…

Hillary Clinton and the Limits of Acceptable Opinion

In a piece today for Truthout, I discuss the underlying dynamics…

The Easy Way Out

Several people have suggested that I write something in the aftermath…

Pledging Allegiance: Does It Instill Healthy Values or Toxic Nationalism?

My experience in helping students who have been mistreated for…

How Bernie Sanders Americanized Socialism

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Ronald Reagan, arguing against an early Medicare bill in 1962,…

On Religion, Lots of Contrast

My latest Psychology Today article is entitled "On Religion,…

New Event: Shirley, Mass., February 17

I rarely get invited to speak at a religious venue, and when…

Is Your Public School Hyper-Religious?

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Newest informational/promotional video on behalf of the AHA's…

Jared Diamond is 2016 Humanist of the Year

Jared Diamond, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Guns, Germs,…

Secularism 2016 in Worcester, MA

I'll be visiting Greater Worcester Humanists, the American Humanist…

Secular Student Rights: Coach-Led Prayer

A new video for the AHA's Appignani Humanist Legal Center aimed at helping public school kids whose coaches are promoting religion and prayer.

Dangerous Anti-Intellectualism in American Politics

My latest Psychology Today piece discusses the anti-intellectual…