Skepticism

Global Quickies: Writer Killed for Offensive Cartoon, A Racist Roast, and Cancelled Pride

JORDAN “A gunman has shot dead prominent Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar outside a court where he was facing charges for sharing a cartoon deemed offensive to Islam.” HAITI “Organisers have …

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Taking Over GoodWorld

Last month, we introduced Wendy and Cleo, the kickass co-coordinators of the Humanist Service Corps program in Ghana. Wendy and Cleo are supervising a five-person team of Ghanaian and U.S. …

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Quickies: African American history museum, new Librarian of Congress, and harassment at Apple

Why does the FDA still discriminate against men who have sex with men – “The California legislature ended their session last week by calling on President Obama to compel the …

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Global Quickies: Burkini Ban Overturned, Being Trans in Turkey, and Racists All Over

FRANCE “After a month of intense national scandal and heightened international outrage, France’s highest administrative court, the Conseil d’État, on Friday overturned the burkini ban in a coastal area of …

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Congress Wastes Billions Telling Us Not to Have Sex

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: It’s long been a running joke that the US government is terrible at spending money, and usually the joke is told …

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Pseudoscience Takes the Gold at the Rio Olympics

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: Are a stunning number of our Olympics athletes in horribly abusive relationships? That may be a question you’ve asked yourself while …

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Skepticism

Stranger Things, for Wimps

My name is Julia Burke, and I have a scary movie problem. I think. I’ve never actually seen one all the way through. In 2005 I made it through about …

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Richard Carrier Turns to Libel Bullying to Fight Creep Charges

Hey, remember last year when Ben Radford tried to use legal threats to bury a woman’s accusations about his behavior, and how that didn’t work very well? Apparently, Richard Carrier saw that …

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