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Fellows: Live and On Stage in 2016

SPI Fellow David Sloan Wilson, the┬áSUNY Distinguished Professor of Biology and Anthropology at Binghamton University and President of the Evolution Institute, will present a lecture┬áat┬áGeorge Mason University at┬áF.A. the Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics. Hosted […]

Coalition: The Tree of Knowledge and Thomas Paine Day

The weekly report on the SPI coalition
by Johnny Monsarrat

This week we focus on SPI coalition┬ágroup┬áThe Freethought Society, a major national secular group in the United States led by Margaret Downey. The group runs an amazing array of activities, including free […]

Fellows: Evolutionary Theory in Democracy and the Weak Spot of ISIS

How do women's rights affect a developing country's transition to democracy? How can ISIS be defeated? The SPI fellows have the answers in this week's report.

Iowa and New Hampshire: The Influence of the Secular Vote

The weekly report on the statistics of secularism
by Jordan Auburn

In the American system there are only two main political parties,┬áthe Democratics and the Republicans, and each will need to choose a single candidate for the 2016 US presidential election. This […]

Policy: The SPI’s New Secular Leaders League

The weekly report on politics and secularism
by Edwina Rogers
New SPI Chat List for Secular Leaders

Every month, we host an international coordinating phone call for secular leaders, to drive the secular movement and coordinate. Now we want to take it to […]

Supreme Court Justice Scalia Says America Can Be Christian Nation

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is once again raising eyebrows, most recently by claiming the Constitution does not require the government to be neutral on religious matters. According to the Associated Press, Scalia also said that the United States has […]

Britain is No Longer a Christian Country and Should Stop Acting As If It Is, Says Judge

Britain is no longer a Christian country and should stop acting as if it is, a major inquiry into the place of religion in modern society has concluded, provoking a furious backlash from ministers and the Church of England.

A two-year […]

The Coalition in Australia

The SPI Coalition has 10 members in Australia, enjoying the warm “winter” weather down under. Here’s an introduction!

Atheist Foundation of Australia┬áapparently has a mascot, Atheist Cat, looks forward to seeing Sam Harris live in January, has a PDF magazine for […]

Fellows: 2015 in Review

What have the SPI fellows been up to in 2015?

Policy: SPI Accomplishments in 2015

The weekly report on global politics and secularism
by Johnny Monsarrat

It’s been a good year for the secular movement and strong for the Secular Policy Institute as well. In its inaugural year, the SPI:

Grew to be a 300-member secular group coalition
Grew to be […]

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