February 25, 2019

Obviously, the battle for full equality still isn’t over. When President Trump called women “fat pigs” and “slobs,” the need for more reform was spotlighted. Read more

February 23, 2019

2019 is the year of resistance, so here’s a suitable anthem by the MisterWives on behalf of the younger generations. Listen to the lyrics: What music keeps you in the mood to fight on? Read more

February 22, 2019

It’s not a black-and-white morality play in either direction. Read more

February 20, 2019

When reporters came to tell him he had won the Nobel, he said he must hurry to class. But he wasn’t teaching it – he was a student, in his 70s. Read more

February 18, 2019

Big news today! I’m happy to announce my first featured article for Political Research Associates, a social justice think tank that’s tracked the American right wing since 1981. They publish original research and analysis through articles on their website and in their magazine, The Public Eye. My column is titled What’s the Matter with Secularism? How New Atheism Feeds the Right. In it, I analyze how prominent atheists have given aid and comfort to the racist, xenophobic outlook of America’s… Read more

February 15, 2019

An unexpectedly pro-social-justice message to find in Ayn Rand. Read more

February 13, 2019

I don’t think the New Atheist critique of religion was wrong or unnecessary or mean-spirited, but I deplore the baggage that came along for the ride. Read more

February 11, 2019

I suppose there’s little hope of halting this born-again bandwagon. But I have subversive thoughts about the Law of Unintended Consequences. Read more

February 8, 2019

Why is it that a socialist bad guy can sway public opinion but an Objectivist Hero can’t? Read more

February 6, 2019

In ultra-Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods, vigilante mobs have replaced the law, and police and politicians stand by and let it happen. Read more

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