Operation Crush PZ: Round 2

Ok, ok, so PZ won round one of the Camp Quest fundraiser. He raised $5,000 via his site faster than all us other bloggers combined. But the joke’s on him. The contest isn’t over yet! The *ahem* REVISED contest is: Whichever side raises the most money by June 1st wins! So help us out! We’re [Read More...]

Northern Iowa Atheists Hold Service Week in Response to Prayer Week

There are several atheists groups that hold a “National Day of Reason” or a “National Day of Service” in response to the “National Day of Prayer.” The point being: Sitting around praying accomplishes nothing. Standing up and helping other people makes a real difference. The Secular Student Alliance affiliate at the University of Northern Iowa [Read More...]

Help Send Women to The Amazing Meeting 9

Surly Amy is on a mission to send as many women as she can to The Amazing Meeting 9 in Las Vegas this summer. How can you help? Buy a limited edition TAM9 surlyramic. Donate directly to the cause by going here. How can you apply to attend TAM9? If you’re female and (honestly) unable [Read More...]

Foundation Beyond Belief Seeks Summer Interns

If you’re looking for an internship this summer that gives you practical skills without taking away all your vacation time, the Foundation Beyond Belief could use you. We’re looking for volunteer interns who could commit about 15 hours a week for three months. You can do all the work from home and you’d be working [Read More...]

Foundation Beyond Belief Announces Q2 Beneficiaries

Foundation Beyond Belief, a non-profit group that encourages atheists to give to various charities, just announced its Quarter 2, 2011 beneficiaries! (Full disclosure: I serve as President of FBB’s board.) Health: Japanese Organization for International Cooperation in Family Planning Human Rights: The Innocence Project of Texas Peace: Central Asia Institute (founded in 1996 by Greg [Read More...]


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