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  • Activism

    Doing it for the Clicks, Ms Blumner

    It was brought to my attention that the tired excuse for when one doesn’t like something that was said on the internet was trotted out by the new CEO of Center For Inquiry, Robyn Blumner. It seems defending the old-school status quo is far more important than bothering with facts. Via source and source: “Robyn Blumner, in her interview with…

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  • Feminism

    Women in Secularism: Interview with Lindsay Beyerstein

    Women in Secularism 3 is coming up this May. The speakers list includes many admirable, accomplished women with whom I am humbled to be billed (including our very own Amy and Debbie). One of them is Lindsay Beyerstein, an accomplished journalist and all-around interesting person, as I found out last Skepticon. Without further ado, I present her comments on journalism, photography,…

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  • Meta Stuff

    ICYMI: July 28 – August 3 on the Skepchick Network

    Teen Skepchick Suspension of Disbelief: Man of Steel Eddy is not impressed with the new Superman movie. The Ten Best Things About CFI’s Student Leadership Conference Avery went to the CFI Youth Leadership Conference and provides a rundown of the event. On Vaccinations Beccy laments the increase in preventable diseases in the UK, but also provides some good news. Mad…

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  • Meta Stuff

    ICYMI: June 16 – June 22 on the Skepchick Network

    Rise and shine, sleepy head! Time to catch up on what you missed last week on the Skepchick Network. Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 53: Even More on Rotational Dynamics Mindy continues her quest for all the physics knowledge. The Pseudoscience of Victim Blaming: Introduction Eddy argues that pseudoscience is full of victim blaming, and that is not OK.…

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  • Activism

    How CFI’s Office of Public Policy is Kicking Ass and Coming for You Next.

    I recently had a chance to sit down and ask Michael De Dora some questions about the work he does with CFI. You might remember Michael from my series on Speaking out Against Hate Directed at Women. Michael is the Director of Public Policy and the UN Representative for the Center for Inquiry. Many people in the secular community seem…

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  • Activism

    Speaking Out Against Hate Directed at Women: Ronald A Lindsay

    Here is part three in my ongoing series where I ask the men who are leaders in our community to speak out against the hate that has been directed at many of the vocal women in atheism, secularism and skepticism. I am thrilled to present a comment from the President and Chief Executive Officer of CFI, Ronald A. Lindsay. Ron…

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  • Skepticism

    In DC? Protest at 2pm Today to Free Alexander Aan!

    The Center for Inquiry is mobilizing a protest for today at 2pm ET at the Indonesian Embassy in Washington, DC, in the hopes that we might convince officials to release Alexander Aan, the man who was arrested and convicted for “spreading religious hatred” by simply declaring his atheism on Facebook. If you’re anywhere nearby, please join in. Freethinkers must send…

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