Archive for ‘1st ammendment’

March 5, 2019

What Do Churches Have to Hide? The Solution Is Simple.

Nonprofit organizations in the U.S. make a contract with society: you give us tax-exempt status, and we’ll open our books to show that we’ve spent our […]

Source: What Do Churches Have to Hide? The Solution Is Simple.

February 17, 2019

If you truly knew what the N-word meant to our ancestors, you’d NEVER use it

A few years ago, I read slave narratives to explore the lives of black agricultural workers after the end of the Civil War. The narratives came from the Federal…

Source: If you truly knew what the N-word meant to our ancestors, you’d NEVER use it

September 25, 2017

The Banned Japanese Feminist Magazine That Showed You How to Leave Your Husband

“Bluestockings” was the “Sassy” for young women of Meiji-era Japan.

Source: The Banned Japanese Feminist Magazine That Showed You How to Leave Your Husband

December 30, 2016

The Most Popular Science Stories of 2016 – Scientific American

The presidential election took center stage, but our readers were also fascinated by everything from particle physics and rage disorder to autism in girls and the polar vortex

Source: The Most Popular Science Stories of 2016 – Scientific American

December 28, 2016

Bernie Sanders Warns That Corporate Media Threatens Democracy | Alternet

The American media is no longer covering elections in a way that serves the American people, the Vermont senator argued.

Source: Bernie Sanders Warns That Corporate Media Threatens Democracy | Alternet

December 10, 2016

A hero of real news: Amy Goodman and “Democracy Now!” celebrate 20 years of fearless journalism in the age of lies – Salon.com

“Democracy Now!” was at Standing Rock before the mainstream media even knew about it — and that’s nothing new

Source: A hero of real news: Amy Goodman and “Democracy Now!” celebrate 20 years of fearless journalism in the age of lies – Salon.com

December 8, 2016

Journalism in a Post-Fact Trump Era – TheHumanist.com

Democracy depends upon an educated citizenry. Implicit in the concept of a government in which the will of the people directs policy, law, and leadership is the notion that citizens participate in the political process as rational, informed actors. Unfortunately, this ideal of democracy doesn’t always play out, as people are far too often not […]

Source: Journalism in a Post-Fact Trump Era – TheHumanist.com

November 28, 2016

The Satanic Temple’s Seven Tenets Are Far More Ethical Than the Ten Commandments

The Satanic Temple has “seven fundamental tenets” — none of which would strike most people as evil in any way:

Source: The Satanic Temple’s Seven Tenets Are Far More Ethical Than the Ten Commandments

November 8, 2016

My Syrian Neighbors – Medium

My Syrian Neighbors. A few weeks ago, I was walking downtown in Portland, Maine, and, while waiting for a traffic light to change, I waved at a young boy…

Source: My Syrian Neighbors – Medium

October 28, 2016

Identifying Oneself as an Atheist is a Revolutionary Act | Atheist Revolution

Source: Identifying Oneself as an Atheist is a Revolutionary Act | Atheist Revolution