Americans Love Jews
But Atheists and Muslims? Not so much, says this survey.
July 16, 2014

A new Pew poll shows that while Americans feel favorably toward Jews, they still feel coldly towards Atheists and Muslims. 

Barbara Ehrenreich: I'm an Atheist, But Don't Rule Out "Mystical Experiences"
A Q&A with the author of "Living With a Wild God"
April 20, 2014

Barbara Ehrenreich wants you to take mystical experiences seriously, unless they involve a benevolent monotheistic deity.

Religious Believers' Favorite New Book Is a Failed Argument for God
April 16, 2014

If God wants us to know him, He wouldn’t require this three-step tomfoolery.

The Atheists' Case for Fighting Poverty
March 24, 2014

In a new survey of countries around the world and states of the U.S., religiosity correlates with social dysfunction. So if you're sick of public religiosity, fight poverty and oppression.

Another Vapid Effort to Claim that Science and Religion Can Get Along
March 19, 2014

They just want it to be true! Which, if you ask a scientist, is not evidence that it is true. 

No, Atheist Intolerance Is Not Destroying Western Society
January 19, 2014

The latest cover story in The New Statesman, the British weekly that The New Republic shares content with, is a controversial article by Cristina Odone, a former editor at the magazine.

The 'Best Arguments for God's Existence' Are Actually Terrible
January 16, 2014

The most common critique leveled at New Atheists is that we attack only puerile, fundamentalist forms of religion, and never engage with the “best” arguments of the faithful: those adumbrated by Sophisticated Theologians™.

Tennessee: Where 'Religious Freedom' Frees Snake Handlers to Abuse Animals
January 15, 2014

Tennesseeans may be protecting the religious rights handler venemous snakes—but what about the poor snakes? Or the people those snakes might poison?