January 17, 2020

Rae must risk her life for the sake of a despised coworker. Read more

January 15, 2020

The only fatal error in religion is putting your beliefs to an unambiguous test. Read more

January 13, 2020

In violation of the separation of church and state, American tax dollars are funneled to fundamentalist private schools teaching crackpot absurdities Read more

January 10, 2020

Rae’s search for a vanished friend leads to a cryptic clue. Read more

January 8, 2020

Just a few days into the new year, the drums of war are beating over Iran. I’ll have more to say about that, but first: the southern hemisphere summer is just beginning, and Australia is burning on an apocalyptic scale. MyFireWatch, a website run by the Australian government, shows the magnitude of the disaster: Bushfires are part of Australia’s ecology, but record-breaking hot, dry weather, intensified by climate change, has created monster wildfires on a scale never before witnessed. In… Read more

January 6, 2020

White evangelicals are both the GOP’s life-support system and also a curse upon Republicans. Read more

January 3, 2020

Rae seeks out an old friend in a most unlikely place. Read more

January 1, 2020

By James A. Haught (Read part 1 here.) Ironically, victims of a gospel rip-off rarely realize that they’re victims. They usually stay devoted to their preacher, no matter what, and view all accusations against him as tricks of the devil. I learned that truth years ago as a cub reporter. A faith healer named Dr. Paul Collett came to Charleston, started a radio revival in an old movie theater, and proclaimed that cancers were dropping onto his stage. He said… Read more

December 30, 2019

It’s the end of the year and the end of a decade! Before we enter the 2020s, let’s take one last look back at the common threads of the year that was. Right-Wing Atheists In 2019, I published my first feature article for Political Research Associates. It takes a hard look at how some atheists have – whether intentionally or unintentionally – given aid and comfort to racists and xenophobes. The obliviousness and ossified views of atheist white guys was… Read more

December 27, 2019

In a moment of trial, Rae resolves that she won’t give in to despair. Read more

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