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Global Quickies: Witchcraft, Gurus, and #BringBackOurGirls

NIGERIA Nigeria’s chief of defense announced a ceasefire agreement with Boko Haram and the release of the 200 abducted girls. Not many details have been announced and many Nigerians remain …

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Bad Chart Thursday: Ebola, or Cyborgs, Will Kill Us All

I don’t know about you, but the first question I ask when hearing about a tragedy on another continent is WHAT ABOUT ME? So naturally, when I read this Forbes …

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Quickies: Ebola conspiracy theories, moral panic, and egg freezing

The anti-vaxxers are spreading Ebola conspiracy theories – According to the conspiracy theorists it’s either biological warfare OR it doesn’t actually exist. From miasma to Ebola: The history of racist …

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Decent Human Beings Owe Our Social Justice Agenda Everything

The dudebros are at it again, and this time they’re confused. At The Daily Banter, Michael Luciano asks “Did I sleep through some radical redefining of the word ‘atheist’? It’s always …

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Global Quickies: Blasphemy, Deadly Rituals, and Calling Out Sexism

UK A couple is sentenced for making fake bomb detectors in their garden shed. They sold them for thousands of dollars. These and other “detectors” are still being used in …

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Factually Accurate Mockery

A few nights ago I was chilling with my friends and my boyfriend, eating dinner and talking about nothing in particular. I live with a pile of atheist/feminist/heathen types who …

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Quickies: The Broken Criminal Justice System, Catcalling, and Sexism in Hollywood

Before the Law – “A boy was accused of taking a backpack. The courts took the next three years of his life.” The Daily Show Has Finally Solved Catcalling – …

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Global Quickies: Zombies, Evil Atheists, and Discriminated Virgos

MALDIVES The government is trying to “reduce adverse effects on society that could be caused by published literature” by introducing new regulations to ensure “that the works published in the …

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