July 15, 2020

America will emerge from this weaker, more humbled, our economy in ruins, our reputation in tatters; and for that, we can thank Trump and the Republicans. Read more

July 13, 2020

Just when a glimmer of hope emerges from Republican-dominated Washington, it’s followed by dismal setbacks. Read more

July 10, 2020

After a narrow escape, Rae is forced to turn to a mortal enemy for help. Read more

July 8, 2020

Americans are the unhappiest we’ve ever been. Is it a surrender to despair or a foretaste of change brewing? Read more

July 6, 2020

By James A. Haught This is the 21st segment of a series on renowned skeptics throughout history. These profiles are drawn from 2000 Years of Disbelief: Famous People With the Courage to Doubt, Prometheus Books, 1996. Arguably, Albert Einstein was the greatest scientist who ever lived. He singlehandedly transformed humanity’s grasp of reality and the universe. As a quiet clerk in the Swiss patent office, with no instrument but his mind, he pondered riddles of physics and conceived astonishing answers…. Read more

July 3, 2020

When it seems she has nothing left to lose, Rae learns the identity of the hidden enemy who’s been shadowing her. Read more

July 1, 2020

Conservative churches aren’t immune from the steepening decline of religion in the Western world. Read more

June 29, 2020

By James A. Haught This is the twentieth segment of a series on renowned skeptics throughout history. These profiles are drawn from 2000 Years of Disbelief: Famous People With the Courage to Doubt, Prometheus Books, 1996. One of the twentieth century’s most brilliant thinkers and writers, the iconoclastic Bertrand Russell wrought changes in many fields, from mathematicsand philosophy to social protest, freethought, and sexual morality. Russell was born into a titled English family and educated at Cambridge University, where he… Read more

June 26, 2020

Rae loses what she cares about most. Read more

June 24, 2020

A big, consequential ruling for LGBTQ rights from a court stacked with conservatives. Read more




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