Jesse Ventura: ‘I’m An Atheist. And I’m Proud To Say It.’

Alright, this isn’t really “news” since we already knew former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura was an atheist, but he talks about it in some depth in an interview with Highbrow Magazine. He was promoting his awkwardly-titled new book DemoCRIPS and ReBLOODlicans: No More Gangs in Government. When you were governor, you refused to declare a [Read More...]

PZ Myers on Sacking the City of God

In his talk at the Global Atheist Convention in Melbourne, PZ Myers gave a talk on “Sacking The City Of God!“: As always, if there are any bits we should pay special attention to, just leave the timestamp and a summary in the comments. [Read more...]

Atheists Are Still the Most Unelectable Group in America

Gallup has released the results of their not-quite-annual poll asking people the following question: If your party nominated a generally well-qualified person for president who happened to be ________, would you vote for that person? Obviously, most of the discussion in the media will revolve around the results for “Mormon” — 80% of Americans could [Read More...]

The Drilling Rig Atheists Helped Fund is Now at Work in Ethiopia

Last October and November, 109 readers of this site raised $5,000 for “drilling equipment that will bring clean water to people in Ethiopia”! The rig we funded is now in service — you can follow it on Twitter — and check out these sweet photos Awe. Some. If you’d like to donate to the cause, [Read More...]

Join a Local Team and Help Atheists Raise $1,000,000 to Fight Cancer

As I’ve mentioned before, there’s an atheist-led effort to raise $1,000,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The Foundation Beyond Belief along with the philanthropic Stiefel family are working together to make this happen. I’m not asking for any donations right now (though you can always donate here). What I really want is for readers [Read More...]


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