Religion

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. 

Stop Saying “Moderate Muslims.” You're Only Empowering Islamophobes.
June 25, 2014

Diversity within religions is just as important to America as the diversity of religions.

That Story About Irish Babies Buried in a Septic Tank Was Shocking. It Also Wasn't Entirely True.
Today's international news cycle and old Irish tendencies created a perfect storm of outrage
June 23, 2014

Today's international news cycle and old Irish tendencies created a perfect storm of outrage.

The Separation of Church and State Is Still Alive—for Children, Anyway
Why did the Supreme Court decline to hear Elmbrook School District v. Doe?
June 17, 2014

Why did the Supreme Court decline to hear Elmbrook School District v. Doe?

Eric Cantor Didn't Lose Because He's Jewish. But His Religion Has Caused Difficulties in Congress.
June 11, 2014

Portrayals of Cantor as an awkward grind—as someone who was no fun to be around—carried a whiff of cultural stereotyping.

The Slenderman Stabbing Shows Girls Will Be Girls, Too
Adolescent angst and violence are not the exclusive domain of boys
June 04, 2014

We need to move beyond the (hetero)sexual framework we’ve come to accept as the defining norm of adolescence.

Why Are the Irish Increasingly Siding With Palestine Over Israel?
May 20, 2014

Most Irish people know exactly what they think of Israel and Palestine—and aren’t afraid to tell anyone.

Anti-Semitism Is on the Rise in Russia—and the Kremlin's TV Network Is in on It
An offensive video on Russia Today is just the latest example
May 14, 2014

Moscow has been accusing Kiev of anti-Semitism, but evidence shows that all that anti-Semitism is coming from Moscow itself.

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